Xavier Roura

Xavier Roura

DVM, PhD, Dip. ECVIM-CA

Hospital Clínic Veterinari, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain

Dr. Roura received his DVM from UAB in 1989 then pursued an internship at the same establishment. He has worked as a clinical instructor at UAB since 1992 but has also been visiting veterinarian at various US establishments over the years. He has a major interest in vectorborne diseases in dogs and cats, and was awarded his PhD for work on canine leishmaniasis.

Contribution

Dermatological features of canine leishmaniasis

Dermatological features of canine leishmaniasis

Both cutaneous and visceral forms of leishmaniasis can occur in regions of the world where the insect vector is endemic; this paper reviews the dermatological forms of the disease, with a focus on clinical signs and potential treatment options.

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