New evidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in north-eastern Italy.

  title={New evidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in north-eastern Italy.},
  author={Valeria Gaspari and Margherita Ortalli and M P Foschini and Chiara Baldovini and Anna Lanzoni and Roberto Cagarelli and Paolo Gaibani and Giada Rossini and Caterina Vocale and Roberto Tigani and Giovanna Angela Gentilomi and Cosimo Misciali and Susan Pesci and Annalisa Patrizi and M P Landini and Stefania Varani},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={31 9},
BACKGROUND Human leishmaniasis is on increase in the Mediterranean Europe. However, the exact prevalence of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is largely unknown as underdiagnosis and under reporting are common. OBJECTIVE To evaluate epidemiological, clinicopathological and microbiological aspects of CL cases occurring in the Bologna Province, north-eastern… CONTINUE READING