Leishmaniasis, Visceral

Known as: azar kala, Leishmaniasis, Visceral [Disease/Finding], Black Fever 
A chronic disease caused by LEISHMANIA DONOVANI and transmitted by the bite of several sandflies of the genera Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia. It is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The treatment options of leishmaniasis are limited and far from satisfactory. For more than 60 years, treatment of leishmaniasis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Some 50% of patients with visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) worldwide live in the Indian state of Bihar. Liposomal… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Canine leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania infantum (syn. L. chagasi, in America) and is transmitted by the bite of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND There are 500,000 cases per year of visceral leishmaniasis, which occurs primarily in the Indian subcontinent. Almost… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The elimination of seropositive dogs in Brazil has been used to control zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis but with little success… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Shyam Sundar
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Throughout the world, pentavalent antimonial compounds (Sb(v)) have been the mainstay of antileishmanial therapy for more than 50… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In India, 320 patients with visceral leishmaniasis (209 in the state of Bihar and 11 in the neighboring state of Uttar Pradesh… (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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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND A firm diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) requires demonstration of the parasite in organ aspirates or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
During an epidemiological study of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic region of Brazil, new perspectives emerged on a… (More)
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