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etymologia: Leishmaniasis [lēsh-ma′-ne-ә-sis]
  • Published Date:
    Apr 2008
  • Source:
    Emerg Infect Dis. 14(4):666.
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  • Alternative Title:
    Emerg Infect Dis
  • Description:
    Disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania, named in 1901 for British Army doctor William Leishman, who developed a stain to detect the agent. It is transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly, including the genus Lutzomyia in the New World and Phlebotomus in the Old World.

  • Pubmed ID:
    18394291
  • Pubmed Central ID:
    PMC2570912
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