Disseminated feline leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in Southern France.

  title={Disseminated feline leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in Southern France.},
  author={Cristina Ozon and Pierre No{\"e}l Marty and Francine Pratlong and Christine Breton and M{\'e}lisande Blein and Alain Leli{\`e}vre and P Haas},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={75 2-3},
A fortuitously discovered case of feline leishmaniosis is reported. The parasites were found in the skin and the bone marrow of a domestic female cat that spontaneously died after a few weeks of evolution. Serological tests for FeLV, FIV and PIF virus detection gave negative results. By using Western blot serology, a characteristic pattern of leishmaniosis was obtained and by performing an isoenzyme electrophoresis, a Leishmania infantum MON-1 strain was identified. The same zymodeme is… CONTINUE READING


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