[Canine visceral leishmaniasis in Maricá, State of Rio de Janeiro: first report of an autochthonous case].

Abstract

Visceral leishmaniasis is a zoonosis of public health importance, and dogs represent one of the main problems. This paper describes the first autochthonous case of canine visceral leishmaniasis in the municipality of Maricá. It provides new facts regarding the geographical distribution of Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi in the State of Rio de Janeiro. 

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@article{Paula2009CanineVL, title={[Canine visceral leishmaniasis in Maric{\'a}, State of Rio de Janeiro: first report of an autochthonous case].}, author={C{\'i}ntia Cristiane de Paula and Fabiano Borges Figueiredo and Rodrigo Caldas Menezes and Eliame Mouta-Confort and Alessandra Bogio and Maria de F{\'a}tima Madeira}, journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical}, year={2009}, volume={42 1}, pages={77-8} }