Natural Substances as New Potential Strategies for the Treatment of Leishmaniosisin Dogs

@article{Virginia2017NaturalSA,
  title={Natural Substances as New Potential Strategies for the Treatment of Leishmaniosisin Dogs},
  author={De Vito Virginia and Helen C. Owen and Amnart Poapolathep and Giorgi Mario},
  journal={American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={169-175}
}
Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by the protozoan parasites Leishmania, infecting numerous mammal species. Canine leishmaniasis is potentially zoonotic and causes severe fatal disease in dogs. The discovery of new natural products extracted from medicinal plants or compounds derived from them, such as quercetin, hesperidin, vitamin c, horse chestnut extract and selenium could represent a valuable source of new medicinal agents for treating leishmaniasis in dogs. 
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