Epidemiological Features of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Fars Province, Southern Iran

@inproceedings{Sarkari2012EpidemiologicalFO,
  title={Epidemiological Features of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Fars Province, Southern Iran},
  author={Bahador Sarkari and G R Hatam and MA Ghatee},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND To describe the epidemiological features of pediatric visceral leishmaniasis in southern Iran. METHODS This retrospective study was carried out using local hospital records of VL patients from 2001 through 2009. Data such as age, gender, place of residence, clinical signs and symptoms, treatment, history of recurrence were recorded. The collected data were statistically analyzed using SPSS software. RESULTS A total of 260 cases of VL have been recorded during 2001 to 2009 in… CONTINUE READING

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