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- Cordeiro da Silva, Anabela, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Acta tropica 2011 v.120 no.1-2 pp. 82-87
- serological surveys; blood serum; antigens; seroprevalence; dogs; agglutination tests; risk factors; leishmaniasis; Leishmania infantum; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; odds ratio; regression analysis; Toxoplasma gondii; habitats; adults; Portugal
- ... Northeastern Portugal is a region where canine leishmaniasis (CanL) is endemic. In this study, a sero-epidemiological survey was conducted in 654 dogs from that geographical area. Serum samples were evaluated by the direct agglutination test (DAT) and also by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using five different defined antigens. Seroprevalence of infection was 21.3% based on the assumpti ...