Leishmaniases in Bolivia: comprehensive review and current status.

@article{Garca2009LeishmaniasesIB,
  title={Leishmaniases in Bolivia: comprehensive review and current status.},
  author={Ana Lineth Garc{\'i}a and Rudy Parrado and E. David Rojas and Raul Diaz Delgado and J M Dujardin and Richard Reithinger},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={704-11}
}
The leishmaniases are protozoan, zoonotic diseases transmitted to human and other mammal hosts by the bite of phlebotomine sandflies. Bolivia has the highest incidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Latin America (LA), with 33 cases per 100,000 population reported in 2006. CL is endemic in seven of the country's nine administrative departments. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is comparatively rare and is restricted to one single focus. Most CL cases are caused by Leishmania (Viannia… CONTINUE READING

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The leishmaniases are protozoan , zoonotic diseases transmitted to human and other mammal hosts by the bite of phlebotomine sandflies .
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