Feline visceral leishmaniasis in Kerman, southeast of Iran: Serological and molecular study.

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a fatal zoonotic disease in tropical and sub-tropical countries including Iran. Dogs constitute the main domestic reservoir for VL (kala-azar) in Iran but incidence of the disease in cats from Fars and East Azerbaijan provinces has led to propose them as secondary reservoirs, and possible expansion of… (More)

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@article{Akhtardanesh2017FelineVL, title={Feline visceral leishmaniasis in Kerman, southeast of Iran: Serological and molecular study.}, author={Baharak Akhtardanesh and Iraj Sharifi and Ali Mohammadi and Mahshid Mostafavi and Mojdeh Hakimmipour and Neda Ghasemi Pourafshar}, journal={Journal of vector borne diseases}, year={2017}, volume={54 1}, pages={96-102} }