Jaime Bittner

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INTRODUCTION Localized Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (LCL) and Mucosal Leishmaniasis (ML) are two extreme clinical forms of American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis that usually begin as solitary primary cutaneous lesions. Host and parasite factors that influence the progression of LCL to ML are not completely understood. In this manuscript, we compare the gene(More)
The clinical significance of clostridia is much greater than is generally recognized. The organisms are a major cause of septic abortion, Clostridium perfringens being the most important single organism. This species is also the principle agent in food-poisoning. Clostridium botulinum is considered to be one of the main causes of the sudden death syndrome(More)