A review of Leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa

@article{Ngure2008ARO,
  title={A review of Leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa},
  author={P. Ngure and A. Kimutai and Z. Ng'ang'a and G. Rukunga and W. Tonui},
  journal={Journal of Nanjing Medical University},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={79-86}
}
Abstract The review presents the epidemiology of leishmaniasis in the Eastern Africa region. We 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. Poverty, wars, conflicts and migration have significantly aggravated… Expand
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