First day - Saturday, March 26, 2022
Leishmania and social commitment: why are migrants not a problem for the import of new Leishmania zoonotic species?
New Leishmania: do we really know all the Leishmania in Italy? Could we “meet” others?
Leishmaniasis in cats and other synanthropic/exotic animals. When is the cat a real problem for the epidemiology of leishmaniasis?
I have a clinical suspicion of Leishmaniasis: which advice for a correct etiological diagnosis?
My dog is positive to Leishmania. What test would you perform? IFI or ELISA? What tests should be done to assess the clinical condition of a dog with leishmaniasis?
Diagnosis and monitoring of leishmaniasis: when are molecular biology tests really necessary?
Leishmaniasis and co-infections: what are the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in animals co-infected with pathogens transmitted by ticks and… not only by ticks?
Corporate report by ELANCO
What is the most suitable therapy for leishmaniasis? Evidence in the scientific literature of antimonials vs miltefosine.
I have a dog with leishmaniasis and proteinuria: should I immediately start anti-proteinuric therapy or should I await the outcome of the therapy?
Second day - Sunday, March 27, 2022
The role of steroids in leishmaniasis therapy: when to use them and why?
How to monitor a patient with leishmaniasis? Electrophoresis? Antibody titer? PCR? Which test is most useful? How do I use these tests?
How can I diagnose periarthritis in leishmaniasis and other infectious diseases and how can I treat it?
Corporate report by MSD
What is the pathogenesis of haematological and biochemical changes in leishmaniasis? When are they a problem for the patient?
How can I best manage leishmaniasis therapy? Duration of therapy and complications. What are the clinical signs suggesting a relapse?
Allopurinol: is it really that harmless? How to assess any complications and how to manage chronic therapy
Corporate report by ROYAL CANIN
Vaccination: would you recommend vaccinating dogs from Southern and Central Italy? And those of the North? What about other immunomodulatory therapies? What is the scientific evidence?
Do we protect our animals adequately? What do phlebotomus (sand flies) say?
What is the best therapeutic approach for advanced leishmaniasis?