Leishmania donovani

Known as: Leishmania leishmania donovani, Leishmania (Leishmania) donovani, donovani, Leishmania leishmania 
A species of parasitic trypanosomatid protozoa in the family Trypanosomatidae. L. donovani causes both visceral and dermal leishmaniasis. This… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leishmaniasis is a geographically widespread severe disease, with an increasing incidence of two million cases per year and 350… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leishmania and other intracellular pathogens have evolved strategies that support invasion and persistence within host target… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Miltefosine (hexadecylphosphocholine [HePC]) has proved to be a potent oral treatment for human visceral leishmaniasis due to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In this report, we describe an in vitro culture system for the generation and propagation of axenic amastigotes from the well… (More)
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2004
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2004
Miltefosine causes leishmanial death, but the possible mechanism(s) of action is not known. The mode of action of miltefosine was… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
AbstractThe parasites of the order kinetoplastidae including Leishmania spp. emerge from most ancient phylogenic branches of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Leishmania donovani promastigotes introduced into the bloodstream by sandfly vectors, are exposed to reactive oxygen species like… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vaccination against visceral leishmaniasis has received limited attention compared with cutaneous leishmaniasis, although the… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
To determine the relative contributions of respiratory burst-derived reactive oxygen intermediates (ROI) versus reactive nitrogen… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The phagocytic macrophage plays a critical role in host immune responses to microbial infection, and represents a major source of… (More)
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