Potential Challenges of Controlling Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka at a Disease Outbreak

  title={Potential Challenges of Controlling Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka at a Disease Outbreak},
  author={Tharaka Wijerathna and Nayana Gunathilaka and Kithsiri Gunawardana and Wasana Rodrigo},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
The present works reviewed the existing information on leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka and in other countries, focusing on challenges of controlling leishmaniasis in the country, in an outbreak. Evidence from recent studies suggests that there is a possibility of a leishmaniasis outbreak in Sri Lanka in the near future. Difficulty of early diagnosis due to lack of awareness and unavailability or inadequacy of sensitive tests are two of the main challenges for effective case management. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING
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