Accidental and late parasitological diagnosis of Leishmania sp. in a dog from a low disease transmission area of Brazil: a case report

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Renan M. Spinelli

Flávia F.M. Uchôa

Rodrigo C. Menezes

Fernanda N. Santos

Adriana P. Sudré

Resumen

Canine Leishmaniasis diagnosis must be fast and accurate since dogs are urban reservoirs of the disease and earlier therapeutic intervention is more clinically effective. However, this still represents a challenge, particularly in low transmission areas. The present report describes the difficulties of clinical suspicion and the late diagnosis of a dog infected with Leishmania sp.

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Spinelli, R., Uchôa, F., Menezes, R., Santos, F., & Sudré, A. (2019). Accidental and late parasitological diagnosis of Leishmania sp. in a dog from a low disease transmission area of Brazil: a case report. Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 51(3), 131-134. Consultado de http://revistas.uach.cl/index.php/australjvs/article/view/5941/7053
Sección
CASE REPORT