TITLE

Importance of parasite identification in cases of leishmaniasis

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, W.; Evans, D. A.; Lanham, Sheila M.
PUB. DATE
July 1983
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul1983, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on the significance of identifying the parasite in patients with leishmaniasis. Based on reports, leishmaniasis is transmitted by species of phlebotomine sandflies which develops flagellated promastigote forms. The identification of such organisms is considered to be a fundamental aspect in initial treatment and subsequent management of patient with such disease.
ACCESSION #
22779139

 

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