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cerdocyon thous (l.) (carnivora, canidae) naturally infected with leishmania donovani chagasi (cunha & chagas, 1973) in corumbá (mato grosso do sul state, brazil). 19882593825
identification and distribution of new world leishmania species characterized by serodeme analysis using monoclonal antibodies.five hundred thirty stocks of leishmania isolated from human and domestic and wild reservoir hosts, representing a wide geographic distribution of endemic foci of american cutaneous (acl) and visceral leishmaniases (avl) were characterized and identified at species and/or subspecies levels based on their reactivity to a cross-panel of specific monoclonal antibodies using a radioimmune binding assay. this study confirms and extends our preliminary results on the high specificity of some of these ...19873826486
canine visceral leishmaniasis in rio de janeiro, brazil. clinical, parasitological, therapeutical and epidemiological findings (1977-1983).forty dogs from the periphery of the city of rio de janeiro were studied. all dogs where diagnosed as positive for leishmaniasis either parasitologically and/or serologically. among them, 19 came from areas where only visceral leishmaniasis (vl) occurs (realengo, bangu, senador camará). clinical signs of the disease were seen in 36.8% of the cases, including emaciation - 100%, lymphadenopathy and depilation - 85.7%. the other 21 dogs came from an area (campo grande) where both diseases (vl, and ...19853837171
a survey for american cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis among 1,342 dogs from areas in rio de janeiro (brazil) where the human diseases occur.there are areas in the periphery of rio de janeiro city where human cases of visceral and/or cutaneous leishmaniasis occur. the parasites have been identified as leishmania donovani and leishmania braziliensis braziliensis respectively. a survey for leishmaniasis was done among 1,342 dogs from those areas using an indirect immunofluorescent test. from the dogs, 616 came from areas where only human cases of visceral leishmaniasis occurred, 373 from an area where all human cases were of cutaneous ...19853910994
spatial analysis of american visceral leishmaniasis in mato grosso do sul state, central brazil.to map american visceral leishmaniasis (avl) in mato grosso do sul state (central brazil).200716979241
comparison of conventional methods for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in children of the center-west region of brazil.in brazil, sophisticated techniques currently employed for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis, such as polymerase chain reaction-based assays, are only available in major research centers, whereas conventional methods are still used in many areas where the disease occurs. in the state of mato grosso do sul, in the country's center-west region, visceral leishmaniasis has recently emerged in many cities, and duration of the disease, from the onset of symptoms to diagnosis, has been short. conside ...200717625737
molecular and serological detection of tick-borne pathogens in dogs from an area endemic for leishmania infantum in mato grosso do sul, brazil.tick-borne pathogens affect a wide range of vertebrate hosts. to identify tick-borne pathogens among dogs from campo grande, ms, brazil testing seropositive for leishmania infantum (syn. l. chagasi), a serological and molecular study was conducted to detect ehrlichia canis, anaplasma platys and babesia vogeli in 60 serum and spleen samples. a confirmatory diagnosis of l. infantum based on serological and molecular assays was also performed, as was sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis to ...201424473877
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