A new focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica.

  title={A new focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica.},
  author={Mohammad Reza Yaghoobi-Ershadi and Ahmad Ali Hanafi-Bojd and Ezzatodin Javadian and Reza Jafari and Ali Reza Zahraei-Ramazani and Mehdi Mohebali},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={23 3},
OBJECTIVE To determine the epidemiological status of the cutaneous leishmaniasis outbreak, isolation and identification of the parasite and preparation of a control program in a recently identified focus located in the Province of Yazd, Central Iran. METHODS This study was conducted in 124 classrooms of primary school children and among 139 households of an infected quarter in the city of Yazd during 1999-2000. All the students and members of the households were questioned and examined for… CONTINUE READING

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