Assessment of Vaccine-Induced Immunity Against Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis
| Contributor(s):: Javier Moreno
Canine visceral leishmaniasis is an increasingly important public health problem. Dogs infected by Leishmania infantum are the main domestic reservoir of the parasite and play a key role in its transmission to humans. Recent findings have helped in the development of novel diagnostic...
Emerging and re-emerging zoonoses of dogs and cats
| Contributor(s):: Chomel, B. B.
Since the middle of the 20th century, pets are more frequently considered as "family members" within households. However, cats and dogs still can be a source of human infection by various zoonotic pathogens. Among emerging or re-emerging zoonoses, viral diseases, such as rabies (mainly from dog...
| Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...
Domestic dog ownership in Iran is a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania infantum
| Contributor(s):: Gavgani, A. S., Mohite, H., Edrissian, G. H., Mohebali, M., Davies, C. R.
Domestic dog ownership: a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania (Viannia) species
| Contributor(s):: Reithinger, R., Canales Espinoza, J., Llanos-Cuentas, A., Davies, C. R.
Is the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) a reservoir host of American cutaneous leishmaniasis? A critical review of the current evidence
| Contributor(s):: Reithinger, R., Davies, C. R.