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Clinical spectrum of Leishmaniasis.
The clinical manifestations of leishmaniasis depend on com­ plex interactions between the virulence characteristics of the infecting Leishmania species and the immune responses of its host. TheExpand
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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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The practice of travel medicine: guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
David R. Hill, Charles D. Ericsson, Richard D. Pearson, Jay S. Keystone, David O. Freedman, Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Herbert L. DuPont, Frank J. Bia, Philip R. Fischer, and Edward T. Ryan National TravelExpand
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Method of reliable determination of minimal lethal antibiotic concentrations.
The lack of a standardized, statistically reliable method for in vitro determinations of the minimal lethal or bactericidal concentrations of antibiotics has complicated analyses of isolates ofExpand
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Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in northeast Brazil.
Epidemiologic aspects of the relationship between infection with Leishmania chagasi and development of clinical visceral leishmaniasis (VL) were studied in all children < 11 years old in a defined,Expand
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Three domains of competency in global health education: recommendations for all medical students.
In the setting of world population growth and migration, global health issues have an increasing impact on domestic conditions and our medical practitioners. The authors ask: What exactly constitutesExpand
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Rates of needle-stick injury caused by various devices in a university hospital.
We identified characteristics of devices that caused needle-stick injuries in a university hospital over a 10-month period. Hospital employees who reported needle sticks were interviewed about theExpand
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Potential role for interleukin-10 in the immunosuppression associated with kala azar.
Patients with acute kala azar are generally nonreactive in a number of immunologic assays, including T cell proliferation and generation of macrophage-activating cytokines, principally IFN-gamma, inExpand
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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)*
Naomi Aronson, Barbara L. Herwaldt, Michael Libman, Richard Pearson, Rogelio Lopez-Velez, Peter Weina, Edgar Carvalho, Moshe Ephros, Selma Jeronimo, and Alan Magill Uniformed Services University ofExpand
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