Canine leishmaniosis in the United Kingdom: a zoonotic disease waiting for a vector?

@article{Shaw2009CanineLI,
  title={Canine leishmaniosis in the United Kingdom: a zoonotic disease waiting for a vector?},
  author={Susan E. Shaw and Debra A Langton and Timothy J Hillman},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={163 4},
  pages={281-5}
}
Leishmaniosis is an important sand fly transmitted protozoan disease of dogs and humans. In northern Europe, infection is mainly restricted to dogs that have travelled to and/or from endemic areas of the Mediterranean region during periods when there is high sand fly exposure, mostly between March and November. Infected dogs in these areas in northern latitudes are a potential reservoir should incursion of a competent vector occur. However, information on the scale of the potential reservoir in… CONTINUE READING

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