Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-18703
Deplazes, P; Grimm, F; Papaprodromou, M; Cavaliero, T; Gramiccia, M; Christofi, G; Christofi, N; Economides, P; Eckert, J (1998). Canine leishmaniosis in Cyprus due to Leishmania infantum MON 1. Acta Tropica, 71(2):169-178.
- Registered users only
View at publisher
During a serological survey in 1996, a total of 601 dogs (group I) distributed all over the government controlled southern area of Cyprus was examined using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the presence of specific antibodies directed against soluble antigens of promastigote stages of Leishmania infantum. The overall seroprevalence rate in this group was 1.7%. A second group (group II) of dogs was selected from regions where seropositive dogs where determined within the first group. In group II specific anti-Leishmania antibodies could be detected in 30 of 301 dogs investigated (10%). The highest seroprevalence rates were found in the regions of Agios Georgios (26.2%) and Limnatis (12.2%). Ten parasite isolates from ten dogs (six with typical symptoms of canine leishmaniosis and four without symptoms) originating from five locations could be characterised by zymodeme analysis. All ten isolates were identified as L. infantum zymodeme MON 1.
1 download since deposited on 03 Jun 2009
0 downloads since 12 months
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Parasitology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Parasitology
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||03 Jun 2009 07:13|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2013 19:05|
Users (please log in): suggest update or correction for this item
Repository Staff Only: item control page