Leishmania major : Parasite Interactions Suggesting Sexuality

  title={Leishmania major : Parasite Interactions Suggesting Sexuality},
  author={Maria Auxiliadora de Sousa and M{\'i}rian S. C. Pereira and Suzana C{\^o}rte-Real},
In five experiments, Leishmania (Leishmania) major (MRHO/SU/59/P-strain) grew poorly when seeded in FYTS medium supplemented with 15% fetal calf serum, but presented several peculiar pairs of promastigotes diametrically opposed and attached at their posterior ends (5.8-13.5%). As seen in Giemsa-stained smears, a ring-like line and/or an enlargement… CONTINUE READING