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- Spitzova, Tatiana, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2018 v.11 no.1 pp. 545
- Leishmania infantum; Phlebotomus perniciosus; antibodies; antigens; blood sampling; dogs; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; etiological agents; humoral immunity; immunoglobulin G; leishmaniasis; monitoring; recombinant proteins; regression analysis; saliva; salivary glands; serology; seroprevalence; vector control; Spain
- ... BACKGROUND: Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) is an important zoonotic parasitic disease, endemic in the Mediterranean basin. In this region, transmission of Leishmania infantum, the etiological agent of CanL, is through the bite of phlebotomine sand flies. Therefore, monitoring host-vector contact represents an important epidemiological tool, and could be used to assess the effectiveness of vector-cont ...