Volume 2 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases


Publication of the supplement has been sponsored by Bayer Animal Health GmbH.

4th International Canine Vector-Borne Disease Symposium. Go to conference site.

Seville, Spain

25-28 March 2009

  1. Review

    Canine leishmaniosis in South America

    Canine leishmaniosis is widespread in South America, where a number of Leishmania species have been isolated or molecularly characterised from dogs. Most cases of canine leishmaniosis are caused by Leishmania inf...

    Filipe Dantas-Torres

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 26 March 2009

  2. Short report

    A confusing case of canine vector-borne disease: clinical signs and progression in a dog co-infected with Ehrlichia canis and Bartonella vinsonii ssp. berkhoffii

    Bartonella spp. are important pathogens in human and veterinary medicine, and bartonellosis is considered as an emerging zoonosis that is being reported with increasing frequency. Of 22 known species and subspeci...

    Edward B Breitschwerdt and Ricardo G Maggi

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 26 March 2009

  3. Review

    Canine babesiosis: from molecular taxonomy to control

    Canine babesiosis is a clinically significant emerging vector-borne disease caused by protozoan haemoparasites. This review article considers recent literature pertaining to the taxonomic classification of Babesi...

    Peter J Irwin

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 26 March 2009

  4. Review

    New developments in canine hepatozoonosis in North America: a review

    Canine hepatozoonosis is caused by Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon americanum, apicomplexan parasites transmitted to dogs by ingestion of infectious stages. Although the two agents are phylogenetically related, s...

    Susan E Little, Kelly E Allen, Eileen M Johnson, Roger J Panciera, Mason V Reichard and Sidney A Ewing

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 26 March 2009

  5. Short report

    Resolution of tongue lesions caused by Leishmania infantum in a dog treated with the association miltefosine-allopurinol

    Canine leishmaniosis is a severe systemic disease caused by the kinetoplastid protozoan Leishmania infantum, an obligatory intracellular parasite of mammalian macrophages, transmitted by the bite of phlebotomine ...

    Valentina Foglia Manzillo, Rosa Paparcone, Silvia Cappiello, Roberta De Santo, Paolo Bianciardi and Gaetano Oliva

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 26 March 2009

  6. Short report

    Occurrence of Rickettsia felis in dog and cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from Italy

    Rickettsia felis is an obligate intracellular bacterium belonging to the spotted fever group, suspected to cause a murine typhus-like illness in humans, with a cosmopolitan distribution. This study was designed t...

    Gioia Capelli, Fabrizio Montarsi, Elena Porcellato, Giulia Maioli, Carmelo Furnari, Laura Rinaldi, Gaetano Oliva and Domenico Otranto

    Parasites & Vectors 2009 2(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 20 April 2009