Cytokine Gene Expression in the Tissues of Dogs Infected by Leishmania infantum
- Autores: Alexandre-Pires G, Alves LC, Barbosa AMG, da Fonseca IP, de Brito TV, Marques C, Rodrigues OR, Santos-Gomes GM, Soares-Clemente M
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Journal of Comparative Pathology
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Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania infantum is a chronic systemic disease that is endemic in certain parts of the world. The domestic dog is the most important reservoir of L. infantum and is the main source of infection for other animals and for the human population.