Prevenzione della leishmaniosi canina: Cosa è utile sapere prima di raccomandare un prodotto topico attivo contro la puntura dei flebotomi?: A cura del Gruppo di Studio sulla Leishmaniosi Canina (GSLC)

Translated title of the contribution: Leishmaniasis prevention: What should be known before recommending a topical product against sand fly bites in dogs?

Alessandra Fondati, Luigi Gradoni, George Lubas, Saverio Paltrinieri, Xavier Roura, Andrea Zatelli, Eric Zini, Michele Maroli

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Abstract

In this paper, topical ectoparasiticides currently available in Italy useful for protection of dogs against sand-fly bites and prevention of Leishmania transmission have been covered. The present paper provides veterinary practitioners operating in the field of prevention of canine leishmaniasis with scientific information and guidance relative to: i) active ingredients and modes of action of these ectoparasiticides, ii) criteria for the efficacy evaluation, iii) available products, iv) their application, and v) potential toxicity and adverse effects.

Translated title of the contributionLeishmaniasis prevention: What should be known before recommending a topical product against sand fly bites in dogs?
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)101-112
Number of pages12
JournalVeterinaria
Volume32
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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