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SUMMARY To date, most Leishmania and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection cases reported to WHO come from Southern… Expand Infection with the obligate intracellular protozoan Leishmania is thought to be initiated by direct parasitization of macrophages… Expand Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, has strong but complex links with poverty. The burden of leishmaniasis falls… Expand Governed by parasite and host factors and immunoinflammatory responses, the clinical spectrum of leishmaniasis encompasses… Expand Economic development leads to changing interactions between humans and their physical and biological environment. Worldwide… Expand In India, 320 patients with visceral leishmaniasis (209 in the state of Bihar and 11 in the neighboring state of Uttar Pradesh… Expand The current interest in leishmaniasis stems from the importance of this disease with respect to travel medicine, veterans of… Expand The clinical manifestations of leishmaniasis depend on com plex interactions between the virulence characteristics of the… Expand Mild cases do not need any treatment, and will get better on their own. For more severe cases, for example where sores are… Expand During an epidemiological study of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic region of Brazil, new perspectives emerged on a… Expand