volume 55, issue 2, P105-112 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46652013000200007
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Abstract: SUMMARYThis study investigated the sero-conversion period in which dogs from endemic areas test positive for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) as well as the early post-infection period in which renal alterations are observed. Dogs that were initially negative for Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis (CVL) were clinically evaluated every three months by serological, parasitological and biochemical tests until seroconversion was confirmed, and six months later a subsequent evaluation was performed. Samples of kidney tissue…

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