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The Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group (C.L.W.G.) has been established with the aim to obtain a rational and homogeneous approach to the canine patient with clinical leishmaniasis. The first establishment meeting was held in Rome in November 25th, 2005 with the support of Hill’s Pet Nutrition, world leader in the nutrition of small animals. In particular, the C.L.W.G. activity aims to optimize the following aspects of disorders induced by Leishmania in the dog:

  1. Diagnosis,
  2. Treatment,
  3. Management of Leishmania infected dogs without overt clinical signs,
  4. Prevention.

Composizione G.s.l.c.

Members of CLWG at the meeting of Rome, Italy, February 21st, 2020 (from right to left) Dr. Gradoni L., Dr. Zini E., Dr. Maroli M., Dr. Roura X., Prof. Paltrinieri S., Dr. D’Anna N., Prof. Zatelli A., and Prof. Lubas G. In the picture Dr. Fondati A. is missing.

CLWG News

The webinars recording presented by Prof. Zatelli (When the canine leishmaniasis prevention improve the renal function) and by Prof. Lubas (From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog) are available on the Ecuphar company website (https://www.ecuphar.it/webinar/) subjected to the website registration. Have a good view and continuing education.

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From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog

Prof. George Lubas, chairman of the CLWG, will held the day June 22nd starting from 1:30 pm a web seminar on Zoom platform on the SCIVAC-EV web site whose title is “From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog”. This on-line event is part of the continuing education plan of the Ecuphar firm that support all the scientific activities of the Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group.

In order to streamline the study above different features of canine leishmaniasis the following three subgroups have been established:

Management and implementation of studies and protocols on canine leishmaniasis: Dr. Michele Maroli (coordinator), Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, Dr. Luigi Gradoni, Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Prof. George Lubas, Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dr. Xavier Roura, Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Michael Day, Prof. Oscar Cordellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

CLWG management and promotion: Prof. George Lubas (coordinator), Dr. Paola Bianchi.