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Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.89 no.2 Rio de Janeiro Apr./Jun. 1994
Leishmaniasis dissemineted by Leishmania braziliensis in a mare (Equus cabalus) immunotherapy and chemotherapy assaysBarbosa-SantosE. G. O.MarzochiM. C. A.UrtadoW.QueirósF.ChicarinoJ.PachecoR. S. FIOCRUZ, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas Rio de Janeiro Brasil Clínica de Tratamento para Equinos "Horse Master" Niterói Brasil Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Hospital Evandro Chagas Rio de Janeiro Brasil Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular Rio de Janeiro Brasil 061994892217220Cutaneous disseminated lesions caused by Leishmania sp. were found in a pregnant mare (Equus cabalus) from a rural city in the State of rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before delivering, treatment was undertaken by immunotherapy followed by chemotherapy. Histopatology and serology were performed during treatment, as well as the biochemical characterization of the parasite (L. braziliensis) that was isolated from one of the lesions.mucocutaneos leishmaniasisdisseminated lesionshorsetherapeuticFull text available only in PDF format.Texto completo disponível apenas em PDF.