Canine leishmaniasis. Immunophenotypic profile of leukocytes in different compartments of symptomatic, asymptomatic and treated dogs
- Autores: Alexandre-Pires G, Algueró C, da Fonseca IP, de Brito MT, Martins C, Rodrigues OR, Santos-Gomes G
- Ano de Publicação: 2010
- Journal: Veterinary immunology and immunopathology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Canine+leishmaniosis.+Immunophenotypic+profile+of+leukocytes+in+different+compartments+of+symptomatic%2C+asymptomatic+and+treated+dogs
Canine visceral leishmaniasis (CanL) is an emerging disease, expanding in various parts of the world. The infection caused by Leishmania, an intracellular protozoan parasite, can show different clinical manifestations, from asymptomatic or subclinical to symptomatic dogs, in which a wide spectrum of clinical signs is evident.