Leishmania infantum

Known as: Leishmania leishmania infantum, infantum, Leishmania leishmania, donovani infantum, Leishmania 
A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and animals and causes visceral leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Antimonials remain the first line drug against the protozoan parasite Leishmania but their efficacy is threatened by resistance… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Leishmania donovani complex, which consists of L. donovani, L. infantum-L. chagasi, and L. archibaldi, is responsible for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) procedure using noninvasively obtained samples, for the identification of Leishmania infantum… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The basic treatment of leishmaniasis consists in the administration of pentavalent antimonials. The mechanisms that contribute to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The sensitivity and specificity of PCR, serology (ELISA) and lymphoproliferative response to Leishmania antigen for the detection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Visceral leishmaniosis (VL) due to Leishmania infantum (L. chagasi) is a lethal disease if untreated, but asymptomatic L… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Review
1997
Review
1997
Over 850 Leishmania-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection cases have been recorded, the majority in Europe, where 7 to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We developed a microtitration method to determine the parasite burdens in homogenized organs of mice infected with Leishmania… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A study was carried out on the infectivity to sandflies of 16 dogs naturally parasitized by Leishmania infantum. All dogs were… (More)
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