La leptospirosis canina es una enfermedad que clínicamente puede presentar curso sobreagudo, agudo o crónico. Es de difícil diagnóstico por la gran variedad . The prevalence of leptospirosis in dogs indicates that the disease is present .. Caballero A. Leptospirosis canina y su relación con el hombre. INFORME BREVE. Genotypes of Leptospira spp. strains isolated from dogs in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Genotipos de cepas de Leptospira spp. aisladas de.

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In Chile, the infection is widespread among domestic animals, especially in the south of the country, where annually it causes extensive losses, for example in cattle, due to reproductive failures Riedemann and Zamora Int J Syst Caniina.

Hartmann K, C Greene. Influence of infecting serogroup on clinical features of leptospirosis in dogs.

In these species the infection is associated with high antibody titres and a short or negligible renal carrier state BolinGuerra J Vet Med Sci 71, Historically, leptospirosis was recognised as a disease of dogs before it was know in any other animal species, including humans Faine These assays are sensitive, specific and are useful as serological leptospirpsis tests because of their relative simplicity in comparison to MAT WHO Domestic dogs transmit Leptospira spp.

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease of worldwide distribution caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira.

Vet Rec Circular de vigilancia y control de leptospirosis. PCR tends to replace serological methods because of its sensitivity and capacity to give an early diagnosis of leptospirosis Picardeau Anaphylactic reactions manifested as facial edema, pruritus, hypotension or dyspnea could occur with Leptospira vaccines, especially in small breed dogs, such as miniature dachshunds Sessions and Greene a.

Among the zoonoses, leptospirosis has been reported as one of the most important conditions with sanitary, economic and social impacts worldwide Parreira et al Prevalence of feline leptospirosis: Guidelines to prevention and control of leptospirosis.


Leptospirosis risks during recreational activities. The disease is probably is one of the most widespread zoonosis Zavitsanou and Babatsikou and is also recognised as a global public health problem Vijayachari et al Aust Vet J 70, Canine vaccines generally contain L. Dickeson D, D Love.

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Health Science Journal 2, Children and pregnant women should keep away from the animal while it is being treated. Bacterial infections of humans. Laboratory testing is essential for the diagnosis, however, it is complicated due to the need to discriminate between Leptospira infection in animals with clinical disease from leptospiral specific antibody responses in maintenance hosts, or in animals with subclinical infection. Elsevier; [Available from: Clin Vaccine Immunol 14, Zoonoses are infections of high relevance since most of the emerging infectious diseases in humans have a zoonotic origin Paul-Pierre However, the clinical manifestations that have been reported include fever during 3 to 4 days, meningitis, eye alterations, abdominal pain, vomiting, anorexia, lung disorders, bleeding in the mouth, pharyngitis, gastroenteritis, nephritis and reproductive disorders.

Some of the assays suffer from a lack of sensitivity and others are lacking specificity Bolin For this reason, dog owners should be aware that their pets may not be fully protected because serovars that cause the disease may vary temporally and geographically Guerra Acha P, Szyfres B eds. Table 4 shows the results of some cross-sectional studies of Leptospira infection in felines worldwide. The transmission of the infection from an incidental host to another animal of the same species is relatively uncommon Bolin The prevalence of leptospiral antibodies in free roaming cats in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

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Futhermore, owners should be advised that if their pet is infected, they should avoid contact with urine, feces or saliva, they should wear protective clothing, clean surfaces that may be contaminated and they have to make ensure that their pets receives the full course of antibiotic treatment Brown and Prescott Leptospirosis continues to have a significant presence in canine medicine Ananda leptospirozis al Emerg Infect Dis 12, leptowpirosis Leptospirosis, a re-emerging zoonotic disease.


Predator chain transmission of serovars Ballum and Icterohaemorragiae is thought to occur from rodents to felines Bolin Medidas de frecuencia de enfermedad: Given the specific response to a serovar, the heterologous protection of the current vaccines is incomplete Greene and Schultz The degree of transmission of the infection depends on climate, population density and contact rates between incidental and maintenance hosts Levett Investigations on the presence of Leptospira antibodies in domestic cats will be useful for leptospirisis of the health of companion animals and to expand the knowledge of the disease Parreira et al Methods of oestrus prevention in dogs and cats: Numerous species of wild and domestic mammals act as maintenance hosts and form reservoirs of the bacteria, with other species being incidental hosts that lrptospirosis develop the disease.

Regarding the pathogenesis of the disease in dogs, after a variable incubation period, leptospires circulate in the blood before entering in many organs including the kidney, liver, spleen, reproductive tract, eyes and leptoxpirosis nervous system, where they replicate Bolin