Journal of Parasitology Research / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Canine Leishmaniasis in Brazil: Serological Follow-Up of a Dog Population in an Endemic Area of American Visceral Leishmaniasis

Table 2

Serological, clinical, and parasitological profiles of Leishmania (i.) chagasi infection in dogs. Description of the symptoms of the positive dogs and correlation with IFA, WB, and presence of parasites.

Dogs 𝑛 Clinical statusIFAWBPresence of parasites
29/3268.5Ear skinAbdominal skinliverspleenLymph nodesAscitic liquid

18Apathy, weight loss, hepatosplenomegaly onychogryphosis1280++++++++++++
21Apathy, weight loss, lymphadenopathy320+++++++
26Apathy, weight loss,1280+++++++
28Apathy, weight loss, hepatosplenomegaly lymphadenopath, ascitis.1280++++++++++++++

IFA: indirect immunofluorescent assay; WB: western blot.

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