Chandani Udagedara

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Although the reported aetiological agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Sri Lanka is Leishmania donovani, the sandfly vector remains unknown. Ninety-five sandflies, 60 females and 35 males, collected in six localities in the district of Matale, central Sri Lanka, close to current active transmission foci of CL were examined for taxonomically relevant(More)
INTRODUCTION The first autochthonus case of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka was reported in 1992. Several case reports from different parts of the island have been documented. The case incidence has increased in the recent past. OBJECTIVES To determine the clinical patterns, risk factors and efficacy of cryotherapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri(More)
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