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Author(s): Travi B
Cordeiro-da-Silva A
Dantas-Torres F
Miró G
Title: Canine visceral leishmaniasis: Diagnosis and management of the reservoir living among us
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Issue Date: 2018
Abstract: This article reviews essential topics of canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) due to Leishmania infantum infection. It focuses on the current serological and molecular diagnostic methods used in epidemiological research and veterinary clinics to diagnose CVL and includes new point-of-care (POC) tests under development. The efficacy of different treatment regimens on the clinical improvement and infectiousness of dogs is also addressed. In the last section, the review provides a critical appraisal of the effectiveness of different control measures that have been implemented to curb disease transmission.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10216/127431
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.12(1):e0006082
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: openAccess
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Appears in Collections:I3S - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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