Canine leishmaniasis: pathological and ecological factors influencing transmission of infection.

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Canine leishmaniasis was studied in 1,823 dogs from the Lisbon metropolitan region. The breeds most affected were doberman and German shepherd, independent of sex and use. Young adult (12.2%) and older dogs (14.7%) had higher prevalences of infection. Parasitological confirmation of serological diagnosis was higher in dogs with indirect fluorescent antibody… (More)

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@article{Abranches1991CanineLP, title={Canine leishmaniasis: pathological and ecological factors influencing transmission of infection.}, author={Pedro Abranches and M C Silva-Pereira and F M Conceiç{\~a}o-Silva and Gabriela Maria Santos-Gomes and Johannes Janz}, journal={The Journal of parasitology}, year={1991}, volume={77 4}, pages={557-61} }