Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Leishmaniosis: Treatment of Canines

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_5107-1

First-line treatment is a combination of meglumine antimonate and allopurinol. Other options are offered by a combination of miltefosine and allopurinol or allopurinole alone.

Keywords

Meglumine Antimonate 
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Further Reading

  1. Oliva G et al (2010) Guidelines for treatment of leishmaniasis in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 236:1192–1198CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Solano-Gallego L et al (2011) LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis. Parasite Vectors 4:86–90CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany