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Leishvet

Published 25/9/2020

Leishvet is a scientific association, founded in 2005 by a group of veterinary scientists from academic institutes in the Mediterranean basin and North America, with a primary clinical and scientific interest in leishmaniosis. Its main aim is to improve the knowledge of different aspects of leishmaniosis in veterinary medicine and public health through the development of consensus recommendations based on evidence-based literature and clinical experience.

Practical management of canine and feline leishmaniosis

Published 25/9/2020

LeishVet (2018) Canine and feline leishmaniosis: A brief for the practicing veterinarian [online] Available at: http://www.leishvet.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/EN-Guidelines.pdf [accessed 3/9/2020]

These provide a succinct summary of the current evidence under the following headings:

  • Aetiology, distribution and transmission
  • Clinical manifestations
  • Diagnosis
  • Clinical Staging
  • Therapy
  • Monitoring
  • Prevention (including vaccines available for dogs)

Canine leishmaniosis http://www.leishvet.org/fact-sheet/ [accessed 10/9/2020]

Feline leishmaniosis http://www.leishvet.org/fact-sheet-feline-leishmaniosis/ [accessed 10/9/2020]

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