Veterinary Research Communications

, Volume 29, Supplement 2, pp 301–303

Real-Time PCR in Dogs Treated for Leishmaniasis with Allopurinol

  • M. G. Pennisi
  • S. Reale
  • S. Lo Giudice
  • M. Masucci
  • S. Caracappa
  • M. Vitale
  • F. Vitale
Article

Keywords

allopurinol dog leishmaniasis real-time PCR 

Abbreviation

A/G

albumin/globulin ratio

BID

bis in die

IFAT

immunofluorescent antibody test

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PO

per os

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Pennisi
    • 1
  • S. Reale
    • 2
  • S. Lo Giudice
    • 1
  • M. Masucci
    • 1
  • S. Caracappa
    • 2
  • M. Vitale
    • 2
  • F. Vitale
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary Medical Science, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sicilia “A. Mirri”PalermoItalia

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