Experimental models for leishmaniasis and for testing anti-leishmanial vaccines.

@article{Hommel1995ExperimentalMF,
  title={Experimental models for leishmaniasis and for testing anti-leishmanial vaccines.},
  author={Marcel Hommel and Charles L Jaffe and Bruno L Travi and Genevi{\`e}ve Milon},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1995},
  volume={89 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          55-73
        }
}
In public health terms, leishmaniases are diseases of humans and dogs, whereas, in epidemiological terms, Leishmania spp. are considered to represent infections of a wide variety of animals, which represent the natural reservoirs of the various parasite species involved. Humans and dogs (which may be considered secondary or 'accidental' hosts in the leishmanial life-cycle) often exhibit severe clinical signs and symptoms when infected, whereas reservoir hosts generally show a few, minor or no… CONTINUE READING
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