American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Pernambuco, Brazil: eco-epidemiological aspects in 'Zona da Mata' region.

@article{BrandoFilho1994AmericanCL,
  title={American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Pernambuco, Brazil: eco-epidemiological aspects in 'Zona da Mata' region.},
  author={Sinval Pinto Brand{\~a}o-Filho and F R de Carvalho and Maria Edileuza Felinto de Brito and F. de A. C. Almeida and Luciano Alves do Nascimento},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1994},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={
          445-9
        }
}
American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) has been increasing in Pernambuco, thus becoming an important problem for Public Health. The incindence is predominant in the region called 'Zona da Mata', in the east of this state. This region corresponds geographically to the primitive area of the Atlantic forest. In order to characterize the eco-epidemiology expression of ACL in this region, two localities situated in the municipalities of Amaraji e Cortes have been selected by the criterion of higher… CONTINUE READING

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