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Leishmania braziliensis

Known as: Leishmania viannia brasilienses, brazilienses, Leishmania viannia, Leishmania brasiliensis 
A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania viannia that infects man and animals. It causes cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
The host immune response plays a critical role not only in protection from human leishmaniasis, but also in promoting disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Leishmania braziliensis are intracellular parasites that cause unique clinical forms of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Previous studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Parasites of the Leishmania genus are the causative agents of leishmaniasis in humans, a disease that affects more than 12… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Leishmania parasites cause a spectrum of clinical pathology in humans ranging from disfiguring cutaneous lesions to fatal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is treated with parenteral drugs for decades with decreasing rate cures. Miltefosine is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Leishmania species of the subgenus Viannia and especially Leishmania braziliensis are responsible for a large proportion of New… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A PCR-RFLP based method was developed to diagnose and identify the Leishmania species causing American cutaneous leishmaniasis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Numerical zymotaxonomy and variability of the internal transcribed spacers (ITS) between the small and large subunits of the rRNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We conducted a quasi-experimental study to compare the response to meglumine antimoniate in patients with localized cutaneous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
More than 250 strains of Leishmania isolated from different localities and hosts in the New World were analyzed by enzyme… Expand
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