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Leishmania/HIV co-infections in the second decade.
Leishmania-HIV co-infection has been globally controlled in Southern Europe since 1997 because of highly active anti retroviral therapy (HAART), but it appears to be an increasing problem in otherExpand
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Infectivity of dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum to colonized Phlebotomus perniciosus.
A study was carried out on the infectivity to sandflies of 16 dogs naturally parasitized by Leishmania infantum. All dogs were seropositive and the parasite had been isolated from all except one.Expand
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Cross-Sectional Study of Malnutrition and Associated Factors among School Aged Children in Rural and Urban Settings of Fogera and Libo Kemkem Districts, Ethiopia
Introduction Little information is available on malnutrition-related factors among school-aged children ≥5 years in Ethiopia. This study describes the prevalence of stunting and thinness and theirExpand
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Canine leishmaniasis: clinical, parasitological and entomological follow-up after chemotherapy.
Six naturally infected dogs [two with no signs of leishmaniasis ('asymptomatic'), two with a few signs ('oligosymptomatic') and two with many signs ('polysymptomatic')] were studied before and afterExpand
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A Randomised, Double-Blind, Controlled Efficacy Trial of the LiESP/QA-21 Vaccine in Naïve Dogs Exposed to Two Leishmania infantum Transmission Seasons
Canine leishmaniasis is an important zoonosis caused by uncontrolled infection with Leishmania infantum, where an inappropriate immune response is not only responsible for permitting thisExpand
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Immunogenicity of the P-8 amastigote antigen in the experimental model of canine visceral leishmaniasis.
The P-8 proteoglycolipid complex (P-8 PGLC), an amastigote antigen of Leishmania pifanoi, has been demonstrated to induce protection in mouse models, as well as to induce Tc1/Th1-like cellularExpand
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The immune response and PBMC subsets in canine visceral leishmaniasis before, and after, chemotherapy.
Peripheral blood mononuclear cell subsets, in vitro lymphoproliferative response to leishmanial antigen, and Leishmania-specific serum antibody levels were examined in 11 dogs, naturally infectedExpand
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Comparison of New Diagnostic Tools for Management of Pediatric Mediterranean Visceral Leishmaniasis
ABSTRACT New techniques are available for diagnosing leishmaniasis, but their efficacy in the identification of pediatric visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has not been compared with that of traditionalExpand
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Emerging trends in the seroprevalence of canine leishmaniasis in the Madrid region (central Spain).
This report describes a cross-sectional serological survey of the epidemiology of canine leishmaniasis (CanL) performed in 2006 and 2007 in the Madrid region (central Spain) where the disease isExpand
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Risk factors for visceral leishmaniasis in a new epidemic site in Amhara Region, Ethiopia.
We conducted a case-control study to evaluate risk factors for visceral leishmaniasis during an epidemic in a previously unaffected district of Ethiopia. We also collected blood and bone marrowExpand
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