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Sequence variation of the cytochrome b gene of various human infecting members of the genus Leishmania and their phylogeny.
The Cytochrome b (Cyt b) gene has proved to be useful for identification and classification of many mammals and plants. In order to evaluate the utility of this gene for discrimination of LeishmaniaExpand
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Rapid identification of Leishmania species from formalin-fixed biopsy samples by polymorphism-specific polymerase chain reaction.
The precise identification and classification of Leishmania species is important for public health surveillance since different species cause different clinical features of the disease. A highlyExpand
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Cerebrovascular disease: changes in somatosensory evoked potentials associated with unilateral lesions.
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Usefulness of sampling with cotton swab for PCR-diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the New World.
In this study, we tested the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-method to diagnose cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) by taking exudate materials from lesions with cotton swabs, using our previously testedExpand
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An explanation for the high incidence of congenital rubella syndrome in Ryukyu.
An exceptionally high incidence of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) has been noted in Ryukan children who were infants in utero during an extensive rubella epidemic in the Ryukyu Islands in 1964Expand
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Incidence of xeroderma pigmentosum in Larkana, Pakistan: a 7‐year study
Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder caused by a defect in the normal repair of DNA of various cutaneous cell types damaged by exposure to ultravioletExpand
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Analysis of somatosensory evoked potentials to lateral popliteal nerve stimulation in man.
Abstract Somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) to the lateral popliteal nerve were studied in 41 normal subjects. Analysis of the SEPs was carried out by observing amplitude distribution over theExpand
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Andean leishmaniasis in Ecuador caused by infection with Leishmania mexicana and L. major-like parasites.
Between 1986 and 1988, epidemiologic studies were carried out in a small rural community in an Andean region of Ecuador, where cutaneous leishmaniasis is highly endemic. A total of 25 human cases,Expand
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Association of Human Papillomavirus Type 6 With a Verruciform Xanthoma
We report a case of verruciform xanthoma (VX) associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) in a 67-year-old male. The patient had a pale-reddish, granular and verrucous tumor on the right side of hisExpand
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