A comparison of skin-test responses using antigen from Leishmania donovani and a lizard trypanosome.

Abstract

261 individuals were skin tested with leishmanin from Leishmania donovani and with an antigen from a lizard trypanosome isolated in an area endemic for kala-azar in Ethiopia. 83 of the 261 responded positively, with indurations of 5 mm or greater, to one antigen but negatively to the other, and 42 reacted positively to both. Among the Afar people of the… (More)

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@article{Fuller1980ACO, title={A comparison of skin-test responses using antigen from Leishmania donovani and a lizard trypanosome.}, author={Garth Fuller and Alemayehu Mekonen Lemma and Tewodros Haile}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1980}, volume={74 2}, pages={205-8} }