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… (More)

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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… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Nonhealing forms of leishmaniasis in humans are commonly associated with elevated levels of the deactivating cytokine IL-10, and… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) affects large, rural, resource-poor populations in South Asia, Africa, and Brazil… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease, has strong but complex links with poverty. The burden of leishmaniasis falls… (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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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The cytokine profile produced by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) in response to leishmania antigens and the ability of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Despite the fact that Leishmania are transmitted exclusively by sand flies, none of the experimental models of leishmaniasis have… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) is a potent immunomodulator and proinflammatory cytokine that has been implicated in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We purified poly(A)+ mRNA from the spleen and lymph nodes at designated times after infection with Leishmania major in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
BALB/c mice can be protected against a normally fatal Leishmania major infection by immunization with a partially purified… (More)
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