genus Leishmania


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Synonyms for genus Leishmania

flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis

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Leishmaniasis is a zoonotic infection in which parasites of the genus Leishmania are transmitted from rodents and small mammals to Phlebotomus species sandfly vectors.
Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne protozoan disease caused by species of the genus Leishmania.
Leishmaniases are diseases caused by obligate intracellular, kinetoplastid protozoa of the genus Leishmania and family Trypanosomatidae (1).
PCR, performed as described (11), confirmed 15 primary isolates as members of the genus Leishmania.
These 15 new sequences and 10 publicly available sequences for species belonging to the genus Leishmania were used to construct a classification (Figure 1).
Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania.
According to the World Health Organization's reports, leishmaniases in humans are caused by 20 species of protozoa, belonging to the genus Leishmania (1).
To the Editor: Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania.
Infections by protozoans of the genus Leishmania are the major worldwide health problem, with high endemicity in developing countries.
Leishmaniasis is a group of tropical diseases caused by a number of species of protozoan parasites belonging to the genus Leishmania.
Visceral leishmaniasis, caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania donovani complex, is a vectorborne zoonotic infection that infects humans, dogs, and other mammals.
Infections caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania are a major worldwide health problem, with high endemicity in developing countries.
Species of the genus Leishmania, a protozoan member of the hemoflagellate group, are the causative agents of human leishmaniasis, which has a reservoir in rodents, dogs, saguins, marsupials and others in the wild animal population, and is transmitted by mosquitoes of the genera Lutzomia and Phlebotomus.