The prevention of canine leishmaniasis and its impact on public health.

  title={The prevention of canine leishmaniasis and its impact on public health.},
  author={Domenico Otranto and Filipe Dantas-Torres},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  volume={29 7},
Canine leishmaniasis (CanL) caused by Leishmania infantum is a vector-borne disease of great veterinary and medical significance. Prevention of CanL requires a combined approach including measures focused on dogs and the environment where the vectors perpetuate. Over past decades, considerable effort has been put towards developing novel and cost-effective strategies against CanL. Vaccination is considered among the most promising tools for controlling CanL, and synthetic pyrethroids are useful… CONTINUE READING
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