Leishmania/HIV co-infection in Brazil: an appraisal.

  title={Leishmania/HIV co-infection in Brazil: an appraisal.},
  author={Ana Rabello and Marcela Orsini and Jolandt Disch},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  volume={97 Suppl 1},
Given the epidemiology of human leishmaniasis and AIDS in Brazil, numerous cases of Leishmania/HIV co-infection might be expected. Relatively few Brazilian cases have been reported, however, even from regions where the overall incidences of HIV and Leishmania infection are both relatively high. Many cases of co-infection probably go undetected because of a lack of awareness among clinicians or limited access to appropriate diagnostic methods. In contrast to the situation in Europe, intravenous… CONTINUE READING
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