genus Leishmania


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Synonyms for genus Leishmania

flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis

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Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and transmitted by the bite of infected female phlebotomine sandflies.
Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease caused by an intracellular protozoan parasite species belonging to the genus Leishmania (L.).
Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. This disease is responsible for a wide range of morbidity and mortality.
Parasites of the genus Leishmania cause a spectrum of diseases ranging from self-healing ulcers to disseminate and often fatal visceral diseases, depending on the parasite species transmitted, intrinsic resistance to drugs and mechanisms immune mediated, such as the production of oxygen and nitrogen reactive species (Convit et al., 1993; Garcia-Hernandez et al., 2012; McMahon-Pratt and Alexander, 2004).
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a parasitic disease caused by various species of genus Leishmania and transmitted by bites of sandfly.
Leishmaniasis is a poverty-related disease caused by several species of the genus Leishmania. It affects the poorest of the poor and is associated with malnutrition, displacement, poor housing, illiteracy, gender discrimination, weakness of the immune system, and lack of resources.
Leishmaniasis is a zoonotic disease caused by the genus Leishmania. A sandfly vector called Phlebotomus is the agent responsible for transmitting the pathogen to humans.
Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne parasitic disease caused by intramacrophage protozoa of the genus Leishmania, transmitted generally by at least 30 species of sand flies (either Phlebotomus or Lutzomyia genera) and rarely by congenital and parenteral routes [1, 2].
The infection is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania, transmitted by the bite of the female sand fly vector.
Leishmaniasis is a protozoal disease caused by different species of the genus Leishmania, and it is transmitted by the bite of female phlebotomine insects of the genus Lutzomyia in the New World.
The promastigotes belonged to the genus Leishmania. Rabbits were experimentally infected to examine the progression of lesions and the resultant pathology.
Phlebotomus sand flies are the vectors of several viruses, the bacterium Bartonella baciliformis, and most importantly, nearly 20 species of protozoan parasites in the genus Leishmania. Leishmania is a genus of heterogeneous parasites in the family Trypanosomatidae.
Leishmaniasis, one of the most neglected tropical diseases with current high worldwide incidence (Homsi and Makdisi, 2010) caused by infection of protozoa of the genus Leishmania (Garcia-Almagro, 2005), in their various forms appear to be emerging globally (Ashford, 2000; Desjeux, 2001).
Leishmaniasis is a protozoan disease caused by the genus Leishmania and is transmitted by sandfly vectors.
American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) is an zoonotic disease caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. Infections in humans may either be non-apparent or may display a clinical spectrum ranging from localized, sometimes self-healing cutaneous lesions, to severe mutilating mucocutaneous lesions, or diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (AKILOV et al., 2007).