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Leishmaniasis is caused by 17 unique and different species of protozoan parasites. These parasites are able to be transmitted between

mammals (and namely humans)  from a phlebotomine sandflies when they bite. 356 palabras más



Agent – What is the causative agent? Scientific name? Image? Type of pathogen? Where is it found?

There are three varieties of leishmaniasis–visceral, cutaneous and mucocutaneous. 930 palabras más


Islamic State body dumping did not spread leishmaniasis

SciDev.Net, 21.04.16

Syria’s outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis — a parasitic infection that causes skin lesions — is not caused by the corpses of infected people being dumped in the open, a paper points out. 421 palabras más


FIRE-EARTH Alert: Leishmaniasis

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: Leishmaniasis

  • Leishmaniasis infection rates are increasing among the U.S. soldiers and ecotourists.
  • The military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan are responsible for spared  of  the parasitic infection, experts SAY.
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Optibrium CEO to speak at Fusion's 2017 drug discovery conference on supporting neglected diseases

Neglected diseases continue to cause significant morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Of 850 new therapeutic products approved between 2000 and 2011, only 4% (and only 1% of all approved NCEs) were indicated for neglected diseases, even though these diseases account for 11% of the global disease burden. 330 palabras más