Canine Leishmaniasis Control in the Context of One Health

10 de agosto de 2020

Controle da leishmaniose canina no contexto de uma saúde

Autores

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Guadalupe Miró, Gad Baneth, Patrick Bourdeau, Edward Breitschwerdt, Gioia Capelli, Luís Cardoso, Michael J. Day, Gerhard Dobler, Luis Ferrer, Peter Irwin, Frans Jongejan, Volkhard A.J. Kempf, Barbara Kohn, Michael Lappin, Susan Little, Maxime Madder, Ricardo Maggi, Carla Maia, Mary Marcondes, Torsten Naucke, Gaetano Oliva, Maria Grazia Pennisi, Barend L. Penzhorn, Andrew Peregrine, Martin Pfeffer, Xavier Roura, Angel Sainz, SungShik Shin, Laia Solano-Gallego, Reinhard K. Straubinger, Séverine Tasker, Rebecca Traub, Ian Wright, Dwight D. Bowman, Luigi Gradoni, Domenico Otranto

Abstract

Dogs are the main reservoir of Leishmania infantum and in some countries have been regularly culled as part of govern-
ment policy to control visceral leishmaniasis. At the 13th Symposium of the Companion Vector-Borne Diseases World Forum in Windsor, UK, March 19–22, 2018, we consolidated a consensus statement regarding the usefulness of dog culling as a means of controlling visceral leishmaniasis. The statement highlighted the futility of culling infected dogs, whether healthy or sick, as a measure to control the domestic reservoir of L. infantum and reduce the risk for visceral leishmaniasis.

Comentar este artigo

Você precisa estar logado para comentar os artigos.
Desenvolvido por logo-crowd