Luis Cardoso

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Affiliation: Vila Real
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular investigation of tick-borne pathogens in dogs from Luanda, Angola
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 9:252. 2016
  2. pmc First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 8:144. 2015
  3. doi request reprint First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 8:756. 2015
  4. pmc Bacterial and protozoal agents of feline vector-borne diseases in domestic and stray cats from southern Portugal
    Carla Maia
    Unidade de Parasitologia Médica, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical IHMT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa UNL, Lisbon, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:115. 2014
  5. pmc Redescription of Onchocerca lupi (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) with histopathological observations
    Yasen Mutafchiev
    Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 6:309. 2013
  6. pmc Diversity of Cercopithifilaria species in dogs from Portugal
    Helder C E Cortes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:261. 2014
  7. pmc Serological and molecular survey of Leishmania infection in dogs from Luanda, Angola
    Hugo Vilhena
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:114. 2014
  8. pmc Molecular and histopathological detection of Hepatozoon canis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:113. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Babesia microti-like infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal
    L Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 196:90-5. 2013
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of canine leishmaniosis in Évora (southern Portugal): 20-year trends
    Henk D F H Schallig
    Department of Parasitology, Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parasit Vectors 6:100. 2013

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  1. pmc Molecular investigation of tick-borne pathogens in dogs from Luanda, Angola
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 9:252. 2016
    ..The occurrence of agents from the genera Anaplasma, Babesia, Ehrlichia and Hepatozoon was assessed in 103 domestic dogs from Luanda, by means of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequence analysis...
  2. pmc First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 8:144. 2015
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  3. doi request reprint First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 8:756. 2015
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  4. pmc Bacterial and protozoal agents of feline vector-borne diseases in domestic and stray cats from southern Portugal
    Carla Maia
    Unidade de Parasitologia Médica, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical IHMT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa UNL, Lisbon, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:115. 2014
    ..The aim of the present work was to molecularly detect feline vector-borne bacteria and protozoa with veterinary and zoonotic importance, and to assess associated risk factors in cats from southern Portugal...
  5. pmc Redescription of Onchocerca lupi (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) with histopathological observations
    Yasen Mutafchiev
    Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 6:309. 2013
    ..Information about the morphology of this nematode is scant and a detailed re-description of this species is overdue. In addition, histopathological data of potential usefulness for the identification of O. lupi infections are provided...
  6. pmc Diversity of Cercopithifilaria species in dogs from Portugal
    Helder C E Cortes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:261. 2014
    ..This study represents the first investigation on Cercopithifilaria spp. in dogs from Portugal...
  7. pmc Serological and molecular survey of Leishmania infection in dogs from Luanda, Angola
    Hugo Vilhena
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:114. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to survey dogs in Luanda, Angola, for Leishmania infection...
  8. pmc Molecular and histopathological detection of Hepatozoon canis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 7:113. 2014
    ..canis in domestic dogs. The present study investigated the prevalence of Hepatozoon spp. by means of histopathology and molecular analysis of different tissues in red foxes from different parts of Portugal...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Babesia microti-like infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal
    L Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 196:90-5. 2013
    ..A natural cycle of the B. microti-like piroplasm is suggested in red fox populations based on the high prevalence of the protozoan. Red foxes might be a reservoir of the B. microti-like piroplasm and a source of infection to dogs...
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of canine leishmaniosis in Évora (southern Portugal): 20-year trends
    Henk D F H Schallig
    Department of Parasitology, Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parasit Vectors 6:100. 2013
    ..Blood samples were collected during the anti-rabies vaccination campaigns. Anti-Leishmania antibodies were detected with the direct agglutination test (DAT)...
  11. pmc Feline vector-borne pathogens in the north and centre of Portugal
    Hugo Vilhena
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Escola Universitária Vasco da Gama, Coimbra, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 6:99. 2013
    ..In recent years, several clinical cases and epidemiological studies of feline vector-borne diseases (FVBD) have been reported worldwide. Nonetheless, information on FVBD agents and their prevalence in Portugal is scarce...
  12. pmc First report of canine ocular thelaziosis by Thelazia callipaeda in Portugal
    Lisete Vieira
    Os Bichos Veterinary Clinic, Chaves, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 5:124. 2012
    ..Infested hosts might remain asymptomatic or display clinical manifestations characterized by variable degrees of severity...
  13. pmc Vector-borne diseases--constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum
    Gad Baneth
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 5:55. 2012
    ..As a result of these discussions, we, the members of the CVBD Forum have developed the following recommendations to veterinarians for the management of CVBDs...
  14. pmc Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in apparently healthy and CVBD-suspect dogs in Portugal--a national serological study
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 5:62. 2012
    ..The present study aimed at assessing the seroprevalence of infection with or exposure to Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in dogs in Portugal...
  15. pmc LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis
    Laia Solano-Gallego
    Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Veterinary College of London, London, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:86. 2011
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  16. pmc Babesiosis due to the canine Babesia microti-like small piroplasm in dogs-first report from Portugal and possible vertical transmission
    Paula Brilhante Simões
    Inno Serviços Especializados em Veterinária, Braga, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 4:50. 2011
    ..Three German shepherd dogs - a bitch and its 2-month old pup and an unrelated male - clinically suspected of piroplasmosis were assessed for babesial infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sero-epidemiological study of canine Leishmania spp. infection in the municipality of Alijó (Alto Douro, Portugal)
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Hygiene and Animal Health, CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 121:21-32. 2004
    ..1%. This study validates the use of B-FP samples and confirms DAT as a simple and sensitive serological test to evaluate the level of canine Leishmania infection in areas of high sero-prevalence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of Leishmania infection in dogs from the municipality of Peso da Régua (Alto Douro, Portugal) using the direct agglutination test (DAT) and fast agglutination screening test (FAST)
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Hygiene and Animal Health, CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    Acta Trop 91:95-100. 2004
    ..This study further demonstrates that FAST can be used as a simple, rapid and sensitive screening test for canine Leishmania infection in areas of high endemicity and, together with DAT, is a valuable tool in the assessment of CanL...
  19. ncbi request reprint Anti-Leishmania humoral and cellular immune responses in naturally infected symptomatic and asymptomatic dogs
    L Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 117:35-41. 2007
    ..Combining serology and DTH skin test is a practical procedure to assess anti-Leishmania immune responses in dogs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leishmania infantum MON-98: infection in a dog from Alto Douro, Portugal
    L Cardoso
    Departamento de Higiene e Sanidade, ICETA, Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, 5001 911 Vila Real, Portugal
    Acta Trop 83:83-5. 2002
    ..A search for other possible cases of L. infantum MON-98 infection in dogs, vectors and particularly humans is necessary to establish the real epidemiological importance of this zymodeme in the endemic region of Alto Douro...
  21. doi request reprint Babesia canis canis and Babesia canis vogeli infections in dogs from northern Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 156:199-204. 2008
    ..canis canis and one with B. canis vogeli. This is the first molecular identification report of both the species B. canis and the subspecies B. canis canis and B. canis vogeli in dogs from Portugal...
  22. doi request reprint Molecular detection of Anaplasma platys and Ehrlichia canis in dogs from the North of Portugal
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences and CECAV, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet J 183:232-3. 2010
    ..One of these latter animals was co-infected with Babesia canis subspecies vogeli. This is the first report of the genetic characterisation of both A. platys and E. canis in naturally infected dogs from the North of Portugal...
  23. pmc Canine babesiosis in northern Portugal and molecular characterization of vector-borne co-infections
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 3:27. 2010
    ..and co-infecting agents Leishmania, Anaplasma/Ehrlichia and Hepatozoon in 45 dogs from northern Portugal clinically suspected of babesiosis...
  24. pmc Prevalence of antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii in horses from the north of Portugal
    Ana Patrícia Lopes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 6:178. 2013
    ..Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii are protozoa with zoonotic and economic importance. Prevalences of antibodies to these agents were assessed in 173 horses from the north of Portugal...
  25. doi request reprint Seroepidemiological survey of Leishmania infantum infection in dogs from northeastern Portugal
    Susana Sousa
    Parasite Disease Group, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
    Acta Trop 120:82-7. 2011
    ..2%) and those living in a mixed habitat (27.5%). Risk factors for canine Leishmania infection, as defined by multiple logistic regression analysis, were of clinical status (odds ratio [OR] = 3.1) and Toxoplasma infection (OR = 1.5)...
  26. doi request reprint Serological evaluation of experimentally infected dogs by LicTXNPx-ELISA and amastigote-flow cytometry
    Ricardo Silvestre
    Parasite Disease Group, IBMC Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 158:23-30. 2008
    ..2%. Therefore, our findings showed for the first time the potential of amastigote-flow cytometry regarding their applicability to detect both symptomatic and asymptomatic VL canine infections...
  27. pmc Development of a dipstick assay for detection of Leishmania-specific canine antibodies
    Henk D F H Schallig
    KIT Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 42:193-7. 2004
    ..86), between the dipstick test and FAST (91.8%; kappa value, 0.82), and between the DAT and FAST (95.2%; kappa value, 0.90). The high sensitivity and ease of performance make the dipstick test very suitable for surveillance surveys...
  28. pmc First report of Thelazia callipaeda infection in wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Portugal
    Adelina Gama
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, Laboratory of Histology and Pathology, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 9:236. 2016
    ..This parasitic eye worm is transmitted by Phortica variegata, which is a zoophilic fruit fly spread in Europe. Two wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) found dead in north-eastern Portugal were submitted to necropsy...
  29. doi request reprint Low seroprevalence of Leishmania infantum infection in cats from northern Portugal based on DAT and ELISA
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 174:37-42. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, Leishmania infection must not be underestimated and leishmaniasis may be included in the differential diagnosis of cutaneous or systemic clinical signs in cats...
  30. doi request reprint Cutaneous leishmaniosis in a horse from northern Portugal
    Adelina Gama
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal Animal and Veterinary Research Centre CECAV, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 200:189-92. 2014
    ..No recurrence was observed after complete surgical excision. Leishmaniosis should be included in the differential diagnosis of cutaneous nodular or papular lesions in the equine species in Portugal...
  31. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs from the North of Portugal for human consumption
    Ana Patrícia Lopes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 193:266-9. 2013
    ..Among the risk factors examined animal age was an important risk factor for seropositivity to T. gondii. The consumption of raw or undercooked meat should be regarded as an important source of infection to people in the study area...
  32. doi request reprint High seroprevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in wild animals from Portugal
    Ana Patrícia Lopes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasitol Res 108:1163-9. 2011
    ..100), 80.0% in female and 66.7% in male birds (p=1.000), and 81.8% in female and 100% in male mammals (p=0.479). This is the first study performed on T. gondii in birds of prey, white storks, and wild carnivores in Portugal...
  33. doi request reprint Trichinella britovi in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal
    Ana Patrícia Lopes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal Animal and Veterinary Research Centre CECAV, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 210:260-3. 2015
    ..The recognition of T. britovi in a red fox confirms that a sylvatic cycle is present in the North of Portugal and that the local prevalence of Trichinella infection in wildlife must not be ignored due to its underlying zoonotic risks...
  34. doi request reprint Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic cats from northeastern Portugal
    Ana Patrícia Lopes
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 155:184-9. 2008
    ..Age, habitat and diet were identified as risk factors for the feline T. gondii infection by logistic regression analysis. Some control measures are suggested based on these findings...
  35. doi request reprint Prevalence of Theileria equi, Babesia caballi, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in horses from the north of Portugal
    Ana J Ribeiro
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, PO Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasitol Res 112:2611-7. 2013
    ..equi, B. caballi, and A. phagocytophilum are endemic in the north of Portugal. In addition to the treatment of positive horses, preventive measures should be put in practice to reduce exposure to and infection with agents of EVBD...
  36. pmc Tongue nodules in canine leishmaniosis--a case report
    Carlos Viegas
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 5:120. 2012
    ..Infected dogs can present rare or atypical forms of the disease and diagnosis can be challenging. The present report describes a case of tongue nodules in a 3-year-old neutered female Labrador Retriever dog with leishmaniosis...
  37. pmc Development of a fluorescent based immunosensor for the serodiagnosis of canine leishmaniasis combining immunomagnetic separation and flow cytometry
    Susana Sousa
    Parasite Disease Group, IBMC Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2371. 2013
    ..As a challenging model, we used canine leishmaniasis due to the unsatisfactory sensitivity associated with the detection of infection in asymptomatic animals where the levels of pathogen-specific antibodies are scarce...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clonal lineages, antibiotic resistance and virulence factors in vancomycin-resistant enterococci isolated from fecal samples of red foxes (vulpes vulpes)
    Hajer Radhouani
    Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Center of Genomics and Biotechnology, University of Tras os Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    J Wildl Dis 47:769-73. 2011
    ..5%) from free-ranging red foxes in Portugal. Nine of the vanA-containing isolates were Enterococcus faecium and five were E. durans. Both sequence types, ST262 and ST273, were identified among E. faecium isolates...
  39. doi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii Infection in Hunted Wild Boars (Sus scrofa): Heart Meat Juice as an Alternative Sample to Serum for the Detection of Antibodies
    Catarina Coelho
    Centro de Ciência Animal e Veterinária CECAV, Universidade de TrAs os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
    Ecohealth 12:685-8. 2015
    ..All together, these results suggest a reasonable accuracy of heart meat juice to detect antibodies to T. gondii by MAT and support it as an alternative sample in post-mortem analysis in hunted wild boars...
  40. doi request reprint Virulence factors in enterococci from partridges (Alectoris rufa) representing a food safety problem
    Nuno Silva
    Centre of Studies of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Vila Real, Portugal
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:831-3. 2011
    ..Moreover, the esp gene was not detected in any of our isolates. In conclusion, this study showed the presence of virulence factors in enterococci of partridges and the possible transmission to humans through the food chain...