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Report on an autochthonous case of canine visceral leishmaniasis in the southern zone of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is facing expansion and urbanization of American visceral leishmaniasis, with human and canine cases in several large-sized cities. This report describes an autochthonous case of canine visceral leishmaniasis in a nonendemic area in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro.

Leishmania; Dog; Diagnosis


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