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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… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
In this review article the history of leishmaniasis is discussed regarding the origin of the genus Leishmania in the Mesozoic era… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Leishmaniasis is caused by an intracellular parasite transmitted to humans by the bite of a sand fly. It is endemic in Asia… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The leishmaniases are diseases caused by pathogenic protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. Infections are initiated when a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Neutrophils are short-lived leukocytes that die by apoptosis, necrosis, and NETosis. Upon death by NETosis, neutrophils release… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leishmania parasites cause a broad spectrum of clinical disease. Here we report the sequencing of the genomes of two species of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leishmaniasis is a geographically widespread severe disease, with an increasing incidence of two million cases per year and 350… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Leishmania species cause a spectrum of human diseases in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. We have sequenced the 36… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
African trypanosomes cause human sleeping sickness and livestock trypanosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa. We present the sequence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Whole-genome sequencing of the protozoan pathogen Trypanosoma cruzi revealed that the diploid genome contains a predicted 22,570… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Leishmaniasis diagnosis in regions where multiple species exist should identify each species directly in the clinical sample… Expand
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