Genus: Leishmania

Known as: Leishmania, Leishmania sp., Leishmanias 
A genus of flagellate protozoa comprising several species that are pathogenic for humans. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and a… (More)

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2010
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2010
We investigated the properties of leishmania exosomes with respect to influencing innate and adaptive immune responses. Exosomes… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The genome of Trypanosoma brucei, the causative agent of African trypanosomiasis, was published five years ago, yet… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cytokine profile produced by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) in response to leishmania antigens and the ability of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leishmania chagasi, the cause of South American visceral leishmaniasis, must survive antimicrobial responses of host macrophages… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND There is no effective orally administered medication for any leishmania infection. We investigated miltefosine, which… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The clinical and laboratory findings observed in 150 dogs naturally infected by Leishmania infantum, from a large endemic area of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have found that an important Th2 cytokine, IL-10, is produced by tissues from patients acutely infected with Leishmania… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
C3H/HeN mice that are naturally resistant to cutaneous disease and systemic infections with the protozoan parasite, Leishmania… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Glutathione reductase from trypanosomes and leishmanias, unlike glutathione reductase from other organisms, requires an unusual… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The lymphocytes from eight patients with active visceral leishmaniasis (VL), a disease associated with marked immunologic… (More)
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