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Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease transmitted by a bite from an infected sandfly. It can affect the skin or internal organs. Symptoms of visceral leishmaniasis often appear months after exposure. More »
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Leishmaniasis, also spelled leishmaniosis, is a disease caused by parasites of the Leishmania type. It is spread by the bite of certain types of sandflies.


Jan 10, 2013 ... Education and information about Leishmaniasis including fact sheets, information for special groups, prevention and control, epidemiology, ...


Leishmaniasis fact sheet from WHO: provides key facts, definition, information on transmission, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment, prevention and control and ...


May 15, 2017 ... Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by an intracellular protozoan parasite (genus Leishmania) transmitted by the bite of a female phlebotomine ...


11 November 2016 | New Delhi | Geneva –– Three countries that were once highly endemic for visceral leishmaniasis are poised to eliminate the disease as a ...


May 8, 2017 ... Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.


Nov 18, 2015 ... Leishmaniasis is a disease transmitted by the bite of an infected sand fly. See pictures and learn about treatment, symptoms, diagnosis, ...


200,000 – 400,000 new cases of visceral leishmaniasis each year (although with a marked reduction in the number of cases observed in the Indian subcontinent)


Dec 21, 2016 ... Leishmaniasis or leishmania, also known as Kala-azar is a parasitic disease spread by the bite of infected sand flies.