A cross-sectional serodiagnostic survey of canine leishmaniasis due to Leishmania chagasi.

@article{ParanhosSilva1996ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional serodiagnostic survey of canine leishmaniasis due to Leishmania chagasi.},
  author={Moacir Paranhos-Silva and Luiz Ant{\^o}nio Rodrigues da Freitas and Wilson C. Santos and Grimaldi G J{\'u}nior and Lain Pontes-de-carvalho and Antonio J. Oliveira-dos-Santos},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1996},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
Jequie, a community of about 144,500 inhabitants located in the State of Bahia, Brazil, is endemic for both visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases. In the present epidemiologic study, the urban and inhabited periurban areas of the town were divided into 140 clusters of 0.25 km2 each. The seroprevalence of canine Leishmania antibodies was investigated using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay as a screening test since its sensitivity was significantly higher than that of an indirect… CONTINUE READING

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