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First report of natural infection of least weasel (Mustela nivalis Linnaeus, 1776) with Leishmania major in Tunisia.
Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis, caused by Leishmania major (L. major), is endemic in Tunisia. Several rodents have been identified as reservoir hosts of parasites. This study reports, for the firstExpand
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Spatio-temporal Genetic Structuring of Leishmania major in Tunisia by Microsatellite Analysis
In Tunisia, cases of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major are increasing and spreading from the south-west to new areas in the center. To improve the current knowledge on L.Expand
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RAPD-PCR reveals genetic polymorphism among Leishmania major strains from Tunisian patients
BackgroundZoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (L.) major is endemoepidemic in the Center and South of Tunisia. The clinical course of the disease varies widely among differentExpand
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First Report on Natural Infection of Phlebotomus sergenti with Leishmania tropica in a Classical Focus of Leishmania major in Tunisia.
In Tunisia, chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania tropica is an important health problem. Its spreading has not been fully elucidated. Information on sandfly vectors, as well as theirExpand
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