A case report of co-infection of Melioidosis and cutaneous Leishmaniasis

@inproceedings{Kahandawaarachchi2017ACR,
  title={A case report of co-infection of Melioidosis and cutaneous Leishmaniasis},
  author={Isuru Chamika Indeewara Kahandawaarachchi and Gayani Premawansa and W. A. N. Warnasuriya and Malka Dassanayake and Enoka Corea},
  booktitle={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundLeishmaniasis and melioidosis are frequently reported from the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. However, only one case of co-infection of the two diseases has been reported to date over the world. This is a case report of a patient who had co-infection with cutaneous leishmaniasis and melioidosis and was successfully treated and recovered from the illness.Case presentationA 61 year old female patient with diabetes mellitus presented with fever for one month’s duration and was… CONTINUE READING

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