Živičnjak, T.,* Martinković, F.,* Pinter, Lj.,** Ivšić Škoda, D.,***
* University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases with Clinic; Heinzelova 55; 10000 Zagreb, Croatia;
** University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Infective Diseases With Clinic
*** University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Internal Diseases Clinic


The present note reports the findings of the two parallel cross-sectional serological surveys for anti-leishmania antibodies in dogs. The first group consisted of 271 dogs from endemic area, and the second group consisted of 891 dogs living in the not endemic area.
In the first group 12/271 (4.42%) samples reacted positive with ELISA; besides ELISA, positive with IFAT and dipstick were 8/12 sera samples.
In the second group 19/872 samples reacted positive with ELISA (2.1 %). Along with ELISA, positive with IFAT were 6/19 sera samples and besides ELISA and IFAT, with dipstick reacted positive 5/19 sera samples.


Current View
Click here to download the PDF file.

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.

About Us

A Platform for experts to develop and test evidence based strategies for the treatment and control of Leishmaniasis.


Social media

Contact Us

SECID - Rruga Aleksander Moisiu, Nr. 80, Tirana, Albania 

Tel. +355 68 20 69 698 
Fax. +355 4370058