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seroprevalence of leishmania infantum in northwestern spain, an area traditionally considered free of leishmaniasis.northwestern spain has traditionally been considered to be free from leishmaniasis. the aim of this work was to determine the prevalence of canine leishmaniasis in this area and to assess the influence of several risk factors on the incidence of this disease. a total of 479 dogs attended at different veterinary clinics in northwestern spain were tested for l. infantum with the immunofluorescent antibody (ifa) test. the seroprevalence of l. infantum in this area was 3.7%. most of the seropositive ...200415604485
current situation of leishmania infantum infection in shelter dogs in northern spain.canine leishmaniosis (canl) caused by leishmania infantum is a widespread endemic disease in the mediterranean basin, though, so far, the north of spain has been considered a non-endemic area. the aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of specific antibodies to l. infantum among stray dogs living in shelters in this area, and to evaluate the clinical status (both clinical signs and clinico-pathological abnormalities) of seropositive dogs. besides l. infantum infection, the epid ...201222452948
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