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Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The second Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniasis (CanL) of 2021 will be held by Dr. Alessandra Fondati on June 10th, beginning at 1.30 pm for about 40 minutes plus some time for the questions from the attendees. This free access Webinar is organized with the cooperation of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie. Dr. Fondati will present the diagnostic challenges in dermatology, when CanL could be the probable cause of skin problems in the dog.

Indeed, the skin problems are common clinical signs of CanL and they are shown by most of the infected dogs, and they are extremely variables. Then, in dogs with skin problems living in endemic areas the CanL is often included in the list of differential diagnosis. However, when the prevalence of infection is elevated, could be rather difficult to rule-in/out if the skin lesions should be related to CanL. In these cases, a relationship should be assessed between the CanL and the skin lesions, demonstrating the presence of parasites in the skin. Several techniques should be arranged to demonstrate the presence of parasites including cytology, histopatology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biology as PCR. Few clinical scenarios will be presented as an example of diagnostic challenges.

To access to this Webinar the enrollment is necessary, and it is possible with this link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3423180332905636364

Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

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Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The second Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniasis (CanL) of 2021 will be held by Dr. Alessandra Fondati on June 10th, beginning at 1.30 pm for about 40 minutes plus some time for the questions from the attendees. This free access Webinar is organized with the cooperation of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie. Dr. Fondati will present the diagnostic challenges in dermatology, when CanL could be the probable cause of skin problems in the dog.

First Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The first Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021, free access, that will be held March 10th, 2021, starting from 1:30 pm, organized with the support of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie, will present some typical clinical and clinicopathological signs of canine leishmaniosis focusing also to the ophthalmological features thanks to the participation of a diplomate in this field.

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”.

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, Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Oscar Cortadellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

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