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In situ immune responses to interstitial pneumonitis in human visceral leishmaniasis
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
Lung disease during active human visceral leishmaniasis is frequently reported. As such, studies have associated pulmonary symptoms to interstitial pneumonitis with a mononuclear infiltrate. However, the immune response ...
Impact of leishmaniasis on public health
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos (CEVAP), 2006-01-01)
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic zoonosis caused by protozoans of the genus Leishmania transmitted by insects known as phlebotomines, which are found in wild or urban environments. It affects domestic and wild animals and ...
First visceral leishmaniasis focus in Argentina
(Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2008-12)
An eight-year old boy from Posadas (27° 23′ S, 55° 54′ W) was diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) during 2006. Lutzomyia longipalpis was discovered in the backyard of his house, while the spread of canine visceral ...
Detection of canine visceral leishmaniasis by conjunctival swab PCR
(Soc Brasileira Medicina Tropical, 2016-01-01)
Introduction: Conjunctival swab PCR was evaluated as a tool to diagnose visceral leishmaniasis in dogs. Methods: Conjunctival swab PCR was compared to indirect immunofluorescence antibody test and blood PCR. Results: ...
Inmunología de la Leishmaniasis Visceral Canina
(BOLETÍN DE MALARIOLOGÍA Y SALUD AMBIENTAL, 2016)
Clinical characteristics and spatial distribution of Visceral leishmaniasis in children in SAo Paulo state: an emerging focus of Visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017-03-01)
Background: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is an emerging zoonosis, and Brazil harbors about 90% of those infected in Latin America. Since 1998, the disease has been spreading quickly in SAo Paulo state, and the western region ...
Difficulties In Implementing The Guidelines Of The Brazilian Visceral Leishmaniasis Control Program In Large Cities
(Cadernos Saúde PublicaRio de Janeiro, 2016)
Decrease of the incidence of human and canine visceral leishmaniasis after dog vaccination with Leishmune (R) in Brazilian endemic areas
(Elsevier Sci LtdOxfordInglaterra, 2009)
Leishmaniasis and Chagas disease chemotherapy: a critical review
(Sociedade Brasileira de Química - SBQSão Paulo, 2014-10)
Leishmaniasis and Chagas disease, caused by the kinetoplastid parasites Leishmania spp and Trypanosoma cruzi, respectively, are among the most important parasitic diseases, affecting millions of people and considered to ...
Elimination and replacement of canine reservoir in an area endemic for visceral leishmaniasis
(Soc Brasileira Medicina Tropical, 2008-01-01)
This work reviews studies about dog culling in Brazilian endemic areas for visceral leishmaniasis, as well as studies on dog replacement after euthanasia in areas where it is indicated as a control measure for this zoonosis.