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Group Delegates

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.

The C.L.W.G. members from January 2018 are:

  • Chairman (Prof. George Lubas, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Pisa, I)
  • Past-Chairman (Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Medical Consultancy Services, Malta, M)
  • Clinical pathology (Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dipl ECVCP, Università di Milano, I)
  • Internal medicine (Dr. Xavier Roura, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Barcellona, E)
  • Nephrology (Dr. Eric Zini, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Zurigo, CH)
  • Epidemiology (Dr. Michele Maroli, ex at Istituto Superiore Sanità, Roma, I)
  • Dermatology (Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Dipl ECVD, private practitioner, Roma, I)
  • Parasitology (Dr.Luigi Gradoni, Istituto Superiore Sanità Roma, I)
  • Ophthalmology (Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, private practitioner, Roma, I)

Dr. Paola Bianchi is the reference person representing Ecuphar Italy, Milan (I), assisted by Dr. Federica Romanelli.

Past members of C.L.W.G.:

Prof. Massimo Castagnaro, Dipl ECVP, Università di Padova, I

Dott. Laia Solano-Gallego, DV, PhD, Dipl of ECVCP, Barcellona, E

Dott. Alberto Crotti, private practitioner, Genova, I

Prof. Gaetano Oliva, Università di Napoli, I.

Group Delegates

The founding members of the Scientific Cultural Association CLWG at February 14th 2018: (from right to left) Dr. Zatelli A., Dr. Xavi R., Prof. Paltrinieri S., Dr. Fondati A., Dr. Maroli M., Dr. Zini E., Prof. Lubas G., Dr. Gradoni L.

CLWG News

In the last issue of the high-profile scientific paper Journal of Small Animal Practice has been published an article from the members of Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group whose title is “Canine Leishmaniosis and kidney disease: Q&A for an overall management in clinical practice”.

Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis

In the second Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniosis, free access, that will be held November 17th 2020, from 1:30 pm, organized with the support of Ecuphar, will be discussed the topical repellents currently available in Italy, useful to protect dogs against the flebotomine bites and then to prevent the Leishmania transmission.

This document was drawn up by Dr. Patrizia Parodi (Directorate General of Health Prevention of the Ministry) with the collaboration of Dr. Luigi Gradoni (former Research director of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità and member of the GSLC) to update the level of information attached to the surveillance, as requested by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization to countries with mandatory notification of human leishmaniasis, such as Italy.

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.