Animal models for vaccine studies for visceral leishmaniasis.

  title={Animal models for vaccine studies for visceral leishmaniasis.},
  author={Ravendra Garg and Anuradha Dube},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={123 3},
Visceral leishmaniases (VL) or kala-azar is the most dreaded and devastating amongst the various forms of leishmaniases. The disease, though localized in certain areas only, has gained immense importance because of high mortality rate, mainly in children. The parasite is responsible for a spectrum of clinical syndromes, which can, in most extreme cases, go from an asymptomatic infection to a fatal form of VL. Chemotherapeutic measures, alone are not sufficient to control and contain the disease… CONTINUE READING


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