Gene Study Throws Up New Targets for Leishmaniasis
British-led scientists compared the genetic code of Leishmania major, which causes the cutaneous form of leishmaniasis, with those of L. infantum
and L. braziliensis, which cause the more dangerous, visceral form of the disease, also called kala-azar. What struck the researchers was that these p...
infantum in Medical Dictionary
Exanthem subitum, also referred to as roseola infantum
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infantum in Biological News
Potent possibilities for parasite attack
...d online on Sunday 17 June 2007, the researchers compared the genomes of L. infantum
and L. braziliensis, which cause life-threatening visceral and disfiguring ...of its sandfly vector, and the restricted reservoir host range seen with L. infantum
infections in dogs."
Around 350 million people in 88 countries on four...
Visceral Leishmaniasis: Successful Vaccine Trial In Dogs
...e salivary glands. The female insect feeds on mammals?blood. It can thus pass the parasite on to humans by a single bite. Once in the blood stream, L. infantum
passes into particular cells of the immune system, the macrophages. These eventually burst, releasing the parasites which move on to penetrate other c...