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Contribution to the pathogenesis of central nervous system lesions in dogs naturally afected with visceral leishmaniasis

Grant number: 09/12535-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2010
Effective date (End): March 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Clinics and Surgery
Principal researcher:Mary Marcondes
Grantee:Tatianna Frate Schwardt de Nardo
Home Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia (FOA). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araçatuba. Araçatuba , SP, Brazil


The aim of the present study is search for the presence of Leishmania sp., imunoglobulins, TCD4+, CD8+, CD21+, CD25+ and CD79+ cells and macrophages in central nervous system tissue from naturally infected dogs. For this purpose, the study will be carried out with a group of 20 naturally infected dogs without neurological symptoms, and with another group composed from all dogs directed to the Veterinary Hospital , infected, with neurological symptoms, during the period of December 2009 untill july 2010.

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NARDO, Tatianna Frate Schwardt de. Contribuição ao estudo da patogenia das lesões no encéfalo de cães naturalmente acometidos por Leishmaniose visceral. 2011. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária. Araçatuba Araçatuba.

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