Aliases: None currently, but historically it went by the misleadingly adorable name “Jericho buttons”, due to the high number of cases near the city of Jericho. 642 palabras más
By Ralph Kratzer
Yesterday I was paying my water bill at the Alsancak Belediyesi (Municipality) when I saw information that the annual Echinococcus campaign, instigated by the Municipality in co-operation with the State Veterinary Office, has started again. 1.164 palabras más
What IS Leishmaniasis, you ask?
Leishmaniasis (/ˌliːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/) or leishmaniosis (/liːʃˌmeɪnɪˈoʊsɪs/ or /liːʃˌmænɪˈoʊsɪs/) is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types of sandflies. 384 palabras más
The Syrian civil war has set the stage for the reemergence of a rare infectious disease. Transmitted through the bite of the sandfly, Leishmaniasis is a parasite that can affect many different parts of the body. 630 palabras más
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 20 June 2014) Researchers from the Cochrane Infectious Disease Group, co-ordinated through the editorial base in LSTM, conducted an independent review into the effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests in diagnosing patients with visceral leishmaniasis, published in The Cochrane Library today. 15 palabras más