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The Relationship between Leishmaniasis and AIDS: the Second 10 Years
SUMMARY To date, most Leishmania and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection cases reported to WHO come from Southern Europe. Up to the year 2001, nearly 2,000 cases of coinfection wereExpand
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Leishmania and human immunodeficiency virus coinfection: the first 10 years.
Over 850 Leishmania-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection cases have been recorded, the majority in Europe, where 7 to 17% of HIV-positive individuals with fever have amastigotes, suggestingExpand
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).
It is important to realize that leishmaniasis guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particularExpand
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Knowledge, attitudes and practices in travel-related infectious diseases: the European airport survey.
BACKGROUND The European Travel Health Advisory Board conducted a cross-sectional pilot survey to evaluate current travel health knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) and to determine whereExpand
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Leishmaniasis in immunosuppressed individuals.
Leishmaniasis is a vector-born chronic infectious disease caused by a group of protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. Whereas most immunocompetent individuals will not develop disease afterExpand
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Transmission of Tropical and Geographically Restricted Infections during Solid-Organ Transplantation
SUMMARY In recent years, the increasing number of donors from different regions of the world is providing a new challenge for the management and selection of suitable donors. This is a worldwideExpand
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Clinicoepidemiologic characteristics, prognostic factors, and survival analysis of patients coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus and Leishmania in an area of Madrid, Spain.
From 1987 to 1995, a retrospective case study was conducted at the Ramon y Cajal Hospital in Madrid, Spain, a public teaching hospital with 1,100 beds, to determine the clinicoepidemiologicExpand
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Usefulness of Seminested Multiplex PCR in Surveillance of Imported Malaria in Spain
ABSTRACT The use of a new PCR-based method for the diagnosis of malaria in the Spanish Malaria Reference Laboratory has promoted an increase in confirmed cases of malaria. From August 1997 to JulyExpand
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Multicenter GeoSentinel Analysis of Rickettsial Diseases in International Travelers, 1996–2008
Spotted fever group rickettsiosis acquired in sub-Saharan Africa was the most common rickettsial disease observed.
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Travel-associated infection presenting in Europe (2008-12): an analysis of EuroTravNet longitudinal, surveillance data, and evaluation of the effect of the pre-travel consultation.
BACKGROUND Travel is important in the acquisition and dissemination of infection. We aimed to assess European surveillance data for travel-related illness to profile imported infections, trackExpand
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