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Leishmaniasis: Battle Scars

March: Combat

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


Day 23 (Sunday, May 25): Leishmaniasis

Woke up around 8am. Stopped by Lauren’s room to see if she wanted to go to breakfast. She just woke up, but didn’t feel like going, so I went by myself. 824 palabras más

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Well here I am sitting at my family home in Australia 5 days short of being away for one year. I arrived today at 2am on the 22nd of November 2014…….Where on earth have I been the last year? 212 palabras más

North Cyprus - Four Deadly Dangers for your dog

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR 

Four deadly dangers for your dog

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

Feature Stories

Monsters Inside Of Me (Leishmaniasis). Gross

What IS Leishmaniasis, you ask?

Leishmaniasis (/ˌliːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/) or leishmaniosis (/liːʃˌmeɪnɪˈoʊsɪs/ or /liːʃˌmænɪˈoʊsɪs/)[1] is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types of sandflies.[2] 384 palabras más

A Picture Is Worth A 1000 Words

Aleppo Evil: The Skin Disfiguring Parasite Spreading across Syria

Sandflies & Civil War

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

Infectious Diseases Emergencies

Cochrane review of RDTs for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis

(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

Clinical Pathology