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Leishmaniasis

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Leishmaniasis, also spelled leishmaniosis, is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types of ...

CDC - Leishmaniasis

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Jan 10, 2013 ... Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that is found in parts of the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe. It is classified as a Neglected Tropical ...

WHO | Leishmaniasis - World Health Organization

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Leishmaniasis is caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Leishmania. Humans are infected via the bite of phlebotomine sandflies, which breed in forest areas, ...

Leishmaniasis Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations ...

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Apr 6, 2016 ... Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by an intracellular protozoa parasite transmitted by the bite of a female sandfly (Phlebotomus species) (see ...

Leishmaniasis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Leishmaniasis is caused by a tiny parasite called leishmania protozoa. Protozoa are one-celled organisms. There are different forms of leishmaniasis.

Leishmaniasis: Read About its Life Cycle and Treatment - MedicineNet

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

Canine Leishmaniasis (Canine Leishmaniosis) | CAPC Vet

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Leishmania infantum is the most common and important cause of canine leishmaniasis worldwide. Although referred to as canine leishmaniosis in most of the ...

Leishmaniasis | Doctor | Patient

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Synonyms: cutaneous leishmaniasis, visceral leishmaniasis, kala azar, Dum Dum fever This is a parasitic infection caused by a protozoan of the genus ...

About Leishmaniasis – DNDi

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What is Leishmaniasis? Leishmaniasis is a poverty-associated disease with several different forms, of which the two following are the most common: Visceral  ...

Parasite Infection (Leishmaniasis) in Dogs | petMD

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Leishmaniasis, the medical term used for the diseased condition that is brought about by the protozoan parasite Leishmania, can be categorized by two types of  ...

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Leishmaniasis
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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WHO | Leishmaniasis

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

Leishmaniasis: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

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Apr 6, 2016 ... Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by an intracellular protozoan parasite (genus Leishmania) transmitted by the bite of a female phlebotomine ...

Leishmaniasis: Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment - Healthline

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Nov 23, 2015 ... Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.