First cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (Viannia) naiffi infection in Surinam.

@article{Thiel2010FirstCO,
  title={First cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (Viannia) naiffi infection in Surinam.},
  author={Pieter-Paul A. M. van Thiel and Tom van Gool and Piet A. Kager and A. Bart},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={588-90}
}
Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Surinam is generally caused by infection by Leishmania guyanensis. We report three cases of infection with Leishmania (Viannia) naiffi, a Leishmania species not described from Surinam before. Treatment with pentamidine proved to be effective.