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Lutzomyia longipalpis and the eco-epidemiology of American visceral leishmaniasis, with particular reference to Brazil: a review.
An historical review is given of American visceral leishmaniasis (AVL), with particular reference to the eco-epidemiology of the disease in Brazil. Following the first records of AVL in this country,Expand
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Clinical and immunopathological spectrum of American cutaneous leishmaniasis with special reference to the disease in Amazonian Brazil: a review.
The wide variety of Leishmania species responsible for human American cutaneous leishmaniasis combined with the immune mechanisms of the host results in a large spectrum of clinical,Expand
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Proven and putative vectors of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil: aspects of their biology and vectorial competence.
The aim of the present review is to give relevant information on aspects of the biology and ecology, including the vectorial competence of Lutzomyia sand fly species suggested as vectors of AmericanExpand
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The American leishmaniases: some observations on their ecology and epidemiology.
  • R. Lainson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
  • 1983
As the first species of Leishmania encountered were the agents of human visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis, it is understandable that studies on these parasites for a long time concentrated onExpand
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New World Leishmaniasis
Keywords: New World leishmaniasis; neotropical cutaneous leishmaniasis (NCL)-seeming to be of great antiquity; cutaneous leishmaniasis-widespread in Latin America; NCL, a zoonosis-causativeExpand
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Trypanosoma vivax in Brazil.
  • J. Shaw, R. Lainson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 1 March 1972
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An outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis among soldiers in Belém, Pará State, Brazil, caused by Leishmania (Viannia) lindenbergi n. sp. A new leishmanial parasite of man in the Amazon region.
Eight cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis are recorded among soldiers of the Brazilian Forest Infantry stationed in Belém, State of Pará, north of Brazil. The infections, all acquired during manoeuvresExpand
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Leishmaniasis in Brazil: XVI. Isolation and identification of Leishmania species from sandflies, wild mammals and man in north Para State, with particular reference to L. braziliensis guyanensis
A total of 125 wild mammals (14 different species) were examined for evidence of infection with Leishmania in an area of primary forest highly endemic for "pian-bois", due to Leishmania braziliensisExpand
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