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Group Delegates

Composizione G.s.l.c.

Members of CLWG at the meeting of Rome, Italy, February 21st, 2020 (from right to left) Dr. Gradoni L., Dr. Zini E., Dr. Maroli M., Dr. Roura X., Prof. Paltrinieri S., Dr. D’Anna N., Prof. Zatelli A., and Prof. Lubas G. In the picture Dr. Fondati A. is missing.

The C.L.W.G. members from January 2018 are:

  • Chairman (Prof. George Lubas, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Pisa, I)
  • Past-Chairman (Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Medical Consultancy Services, Malta, M)
  • Clinical pathology (Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dipl ECVCP, Università di Milano, I)
  • Internal medicine (Dr. Xavier Roura, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Barcellona, E)
  • Nephrology (Dr. Eric Zini, Dipl ECVIM-CA, Università di Zurigo, CH)
  • Epidemiology (Dr. Michele Maroli, ex at Istituto Superiore Sanità, Roma, I)
  • Dermatology (Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Dipl ECVD, private practitioner, Roma, I)
  • Parasitology (Dr.Luigi Gradoni, Istituto Superiore Sanità Roma, I)
  • Ophthalmology (Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, private practitioner, Roma, I)

Dr. Paola Bianchi is the reference person representing Ecuphar Italy, Milan (I), assisted by Dr. Federica Romanelli.

Past members of C.L.W.G.:

Prof. Massimo Castagnaro, Dipl ECVP, Università di Padova, I

Dott. Laia Solano-Gallego, DV, PhD, Dipl of ECVCP, Barcellona, E

Dott. Alberto Crotti, private practitioner, Genova, I

Prof. Gaetano Oliva, Università di Napoli, I.

Group Delegates

The founding members of the Scientific Cultural Association CLWG at February 14th 2018: (from right to left) Dr. Zatelli A., Dr. Xavi R., Prof. Paltrinieri S., Dr. Fondati A., Dr. Maroli M., Dr. Zini E., Prof. Lubas G., Dr. Gradoni L.

CLWG News

CLWG meeting of Novarello, September 18th, 2022 Canine leishmaniosis: old and new evidence. Let’s talk together

After almost two years of scientific and continuing education del CLWG using remote connections, a scientific meeting of continuing education on site has been organized at Granozzo di Monticello, Novara whose title is “Canine leishmaniosis: old and new evidence. Let’s talk together”. To attend this meeting is necessary the registration. The planning of the meeting is organized with five presentations:

In the last issue of the well-known journal Preventive Veterinary Medicine an article from the members of Canine Leishmaniosis Working Group has been published whose title is “The knowns and unknowns of the efficacy of neem oil (Azadirachta indica) used as a preventative measure against Leishmania sand fly vectors (Phlebotomus genus)”.

In this webinar that will be held April 20th, 2022 starting at 2.00 PM for about one hour, using the web page Cogito Erg Vet, Formazione Veterinaria (Veterinary Education), both Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri and Prof. George Lubas will present data about serology in canine leishmaniosis. Indeed, serology initially with the indirect immunofluorescence test (IFT) and then with the ELISA, has been traditionally used to support the diagnosis of an infected and/or diseased dog of leishmaniosis.

In order to streamline the study above different features of canine leishmaniasis the following three subgroups have been established:

Management and implementation of studies and protocols on canine leishmaniasis: Dr. Michele Maroli (coordinator), Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, Dr. Luigi Gradoni, Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Prof. George Lubas, Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Prof. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Oscar Cortadellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

CLWG management and promotion: Prof. George Lubas (coordinator), Dr. Paola Bianchi.