Leishmania

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Related to Leishmania braziliensis: Leishmania donovani, Leishmania mexicana, Leishmania tropica
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Synonyms for Leishmania

flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis

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Leishmania braziliensis presenting as a granulomatous lesion of the nasal septum mucosa.
An outbreak of American cutaneous leishmaniosis (Leishmania braziliensis braziliensis) in a periurban area of Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil: clinical and epidemiological studies.
Costa et al., "Protective and pathological functions of [CD8.sup.+] T cells in Leishmania braziliensis infection," Infection and Immunity, vol.
Brodskyn, "The immunobiology of Leishmania braziliensis infection," Frontiers in Immunology, vol.
Bandeira et al., "Detection of Leishmania amazonensis and Leishmania braziliensis in Culicoides (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) in an endemic area of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Brazilian Amazonia," Journal of Vector Ecology, vol.
In another trial in Brazil, Sousa AQ et al reported the successful outcome from use of uconazole to treat CL due to Leishmania braziliensis at doses of 5mg/kg and 8 mg/kg per day, with cure rates of 75% and 100% respectively14.
Serological reactivity of different antigenic preparations of Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis and the Leishmania braziliensis complex.
Low Plasma membrane expression of the miltefosine transport complex renders Leishmania braziliensis refractory to the drug.
Allopurinol is one such therapeutic agent which was first tested against Leishmania braziliensis panamensis and found to be effective.7 Since then allopurinol has been combined with low-dose antimonials and found to be effective in American and Old World Leishmaniasis.8-10 There is paucity of large-sized randomized controlled trials addressing the problem and no systematic review has yet been published on the subject.
Diagnosis of New World leishmania sis: Specific detection of species of the Leishmania braziliensis complex by amplification of kinetoplast DNA.
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