A Review of Leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa

@inproceedings{Ngure2018ARO,
  title={A Review of Leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa},
  author={Peter Ngure and Albert Kimutai and Willy Kiprotich Tonui},
  year={2018}
}
ObjectiveThe review presents the epidemiology of leishmaniases in the Eastern Africa region. MethodsWe searched Pub Med and MEDLINE with several key words— namely, “leishmaniasis”; “cutaneous”, “diffuse cutaneous”, “mucosal”, and “visceral leishmaniasis”; “kala azar” and “post kala azar dermal leishmaniasis”—for recent clinical and basic science articles related to leishmaniasis in countries in the Eastern Africa region. ResultsPoverty, wars, conflicts and migration have significantly… CONTINUE READING

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