Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in the Jenin District, West Bank: 1989-1998.

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Fifty patients from rural areas in the Jenin district of the West Bank, Palestinian Authority, were diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) between 1989 and 1998. Forty-nine (98%) were younger than 6 years old, the youngest being 9 months. The yearly incident rate of VL in the Jenin district was highest in 1994 (11.8/100,000) and decreased to 1.5/100,000… (More)

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@article{Abdeen2002EpidemiologyOV, title={Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in the Jenin District, West Bank: 1989-1998.}, author={Ziad A Abdeen and Samir S Sawalha and Carol L Eisenberger and Haroun M Khanfar and Charles L. Greenblatt and Obaida Yousef and Lionel F. Schnur and Kifaya Azmi and Alon Warburg and Khaldoun A. Bader and Charles L Jaffe and Gad Baneth}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2002}, volume={66 4}, pages={329-33} }