An update on antileishmanial vaccine candidates and prospects for a canine Leishmania vaccine.

@article{Gradoni2001AnUO,
  title={An update on antileishmanial vaccine candidates and prospects for a canine Leishmania vaccine.},
  author={Luigi Gradoni},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={100 1-2},
  pages={87-103}
}
Dogs are the domestic reservoir for Leishmania infantum, the parasite causing zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in both the Old and New Worlds. Since the available methods for canine leishmaniasis treatment and control have limited efficacy, the development of a canine Leishmania vaccine is highly desirable. Mechanisms of antileishmanial immune responses in murine, human, and canine infections are briefly presented. Vaccine candidates, including live or killed parasites, Leishmania purified… CONTINUE READING

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