Disseminated leishmaniasis caused by leishmania tropica in a puppy from karaj, central Iran

M. Mohebali, A. Malmasi, H. Hajjaran, S. Jamshidi, B. Akhoundi, M. Rezaei, S. Janitabar, H. Zarei, S. Charehdar

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A 5-month old puppy with muco-cutaneous lesions in the chin, around lips and eyes was examined physically and microscopically for leishmaniasis. Muco-cutaneous lesions containing a large number of amastigotes of Leishmania spp. were observed. Amastigotes were also detected in liver and spleen of the puppy. The animal was positive with Dipstick rK39 kit and high level of anti-Leishmania antibodies was detected by direct agglutination test (DAT). DNA, Using PCRRFLP technique extracted from cultured Leishmania promastigotes and L. tropica was identified. This is the first report of concurrent mucosal and visceral involvement of L. tropica in a puppy from Iran.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)69-73
ページ数5
ジャーナルIranian Journal of Parasitology
6
2
出版ステータスPublished - 2011
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 寄生虫科
  • 感染症

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