Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of Leishmania donovani infection in two villages in an endemic area in eastern Sudan.

@article{Khalil2002EpidemiologyAC,
  title={Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of Leishmania donovani infection in two villages in an endemic area in eastern Sudan.},
  author={Eltahir Awad Gasim Khalil and Eduard Evert Zijlstra and Piet A. Kager and Ahmed Mohammed El Hassan},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={35-44}
}
We conducted a longitudinal study in an endemic area for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in eastern Sudan to compare the epidemiology and clinical spectrum of Leishmania donovani infection in two populations differing in ethnic background and duration of residence in the area. The study took place in two villages from April 1994 to April 1996. In Um-Salala village, which is inhabited by members of the Masaleet tribe, half of the villagers had previous exposure to cutaneous leishmaniasis (Leishmaria… CONTINUE READING