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Leishmaniasis

Known as: Leishmaniases, Leishmaniasis, unspecified, leishmania infection 
A parasitic infection caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. It is transmitted to humans via the bite of sandflies. There are three main forms… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
SUMMARY To date, most Leishmania and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection cases reported to WHO come from Southern… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Infection with the obligate intracellular protozoan Leishmania is thought to be initiated by direct parasitization of macrophages… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, has strong but complex links with poverty. The burden of leishmaniasis falls… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Governed by parasite and host factors and immunoinflammatory responses, the clinical spectrum of leishmaniasis encompasses… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • P. Desjeux
  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 23690829
Economic development leads to changing interactions between humans and their physical and biological environment. Worldwide… Expand
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… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
  • J. Berman
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 3300026
The current interest in leishmaniasis stems from the importance of this disease with respect to travel medicine, veterans of… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
The clinical manifestations of leishmaniasis depend on com­ plex interactions between the virulence characteristics of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
  • B. Vion
  • Revue medicale de la Suisse romande
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 71738
Mild cases do not need any treatment, and will get better on their own. For more severe cases, for example where sores are… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
During an epidemiological study of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic region of Brazil, new perspectives emerged on a… Expand