Risk factors for canine leishmaniasis in an endemic Mediterranean region.
- Autores: Campino L, Cardoso L, Cortes S, Maia C, Neves R, Vaz Y
- Ano de Publicação: 2012
- Journal: Veterinary Parasitology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Risk+factors+for+canine+leishmaniasis+in+an+endemic+Mediterranean+region
Human visceral leishmaniasis is an emergent/re-emergent parasitic zoonotic disease in Europe caused by Leishmania infantum, with domestic dog as its main reservoir host. This study presents the results of a canine epidemiological survey in a mediterranean region where human and canine leishmaniasis (CanL) are endemic – Portugal.