Leishmania infantum in a Central Italy dog shelter: retrospective study of serologic reactivity during a 4-year period in a confined dog population subjected to preventive and therapeutic treatment.

@article{Vulpiani2009LeishmaniaII,
  title={Leishmania infantum in a Central Italy dog shelter: retrospective study of serologic reactivity during a 4-year period in a confined dog population subjected to preventive and therapeutic treatment.},
  author={Michele Podaliri Vulpiani and Luigi Iannetti and Tiberio Di Mattia and Paolo Dalla Villa},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={160 3-4},
  pages={190-7}
}
Leishmaniasis from Leishmania infantum is a parasitary zoonotic disease and a serious problem to public health. Guidelines from Italian Health Authority (Istituto Superiore di Sanità) suggest to control the zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis canine reservoir in endemic areas using an association of preventive and therapeutic tools. Moreover, in literature… CONTINUE READING