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Feline leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in Italy.
A case of leishmaniosis in domestic cats (Felis catus domesticus) is described. The subject showed a nodular lesion on the eyelid. The diagnosis was achieved by serological, parasitological, andExpand
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Molecular Survey of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia canis in Red Foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Central Italy
During the 2007–2008 hunting season, 150 spleen samples were collected from free-ranging red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in central Italy. The specimens were tested by two nested PCR assays to detect DNAExpand
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Prevalence of Leptospira and Brucella Antibodies in Wild Boars (Sus scrofa) in Tuscany, Italy
Five hundred sixty-two blood samples were collected from wild boars (Sus scrofa) shot in six districts of Tuscany, central Italy, between 1997 and 2000. Sera were examined for antibodies specific forExpand
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Preclinical study COX-2 expression in canine and feline invasive mammary carcinomas : correlation with clinicopathological features and prognostic molecular markers
Cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 is an inducible enzyme linked to tumor growth and angiogenesis. Its expression occurs in a wide range of preneoplastic and neoplastic conditions in humans, including colon andExpand
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Comparison between an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using a detergent-soluble Leishmania infantum antigen and indirect immunofluorescence for the diagnosis of canine leishmaniosis.
Serum samples collected from 290 dogs--186 Leishmania-infected and 104 control animals--were screened to detect the presence of specific antibodies to Leishmania infantum antigens in Tuscany, Italy.Expand
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Tissue and blood samples were collected from 152 wild boars (Sus scrofa) from the Maremma area (Grosseto district, Central Italy) between November 2002 and January 2003. The presence of pseudorabiesExpand
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Mycological findings in feline immunodeficiency virus-infected cats.
Thirty-five FIV-seropositive cats and 55 FIV-seronegative matched cats were examined for yeasts (oropharyngeal swabs) and dermatophytes (hair brushings). The frequency of isolation of CandidaExpand
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Malignant lymphoma associated with experimentally induced feline immunodeficiency virus infection.
A malignant low-grade B-cell lymphoma, primarily in the kidney, is described in a specific-pathogen-free cat experimentally infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and free of felineExpand
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Evaluation of dot enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (dot-ELISA) for the serodiagnosis of canine leishmaniosis as compared with indirect immunofluorescence assay.
A dot enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (dot-ELISA) was developed and compared with a standard indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) for the rapid serodiagnosis of canine leishmaniosis. The twoExpand
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Neuropathology in cats experimentally infected with feline immunodeficiency virus: a morphological, immunocytochemical and morphometric study.
Neuropathological changes have been described associated with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection. The objective of our study was to characterize the lesions found in the brain and spinalExpand
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