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Epidemiological aspects of human cutaneous leishmaniasis in French Guiana
(Transantions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1989)
Abstract A follow-up study of 219 patients infected with parasitologically confirmed cutancous leishmaniasis in French Guiana was made between 1981 and 1987. Cutaneous leishmaniasis appeared to be common in young male ...
Heat therapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis elicits a systemic cytokine response similar to that of antimonial (Glucantime) therapy
(Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2006)
Eosinophilic inflammation in lymph nodes of dogs with visceral leishmaniasis
Eosinophils are traditionally associated with the immune response against helminth parasites. However, several studies have demonstrated that these cells have a role regarding protective immunity in leishmaniasis. Here, ...
The relationship of blood-group type to American cutaneous leishmaniasis
(Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1989)
The association of certain human blood groups with parasites is a controversial subject. In some cases positive correlations have been demonstrated, as in schistosomiasis (Pereira et al., 1979) and giardiasis (Barnes and ...
Study of sand fly fauna in an endemic area of American cutaneous leishmaniasis and canine visceral leishmaniasis in the municipality of Espírito Santo do Pinhal, São Paulo, Brazil
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde, 2010)
False-positive results of a rapid K39-based strip test and Chagas disease
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2009)
Background: The definitive diagnosis of visceral. leishmaniasis (VL) requires invasive procedures with demonstration of amastigotes in tissue or promastigotes in culture. Unfortunately, these approaches require laboratory ...
Recent advances in phlebotomine sand fly research related to leishmaniasis control
(BioMed Central, 2015-01)
Phlebotomine sand flies are the subject of much research because of the role of their females as the only proven natural vectors of Leishmania species, the parasitic protozoans that are the causative agents of the neglected ...