TITLE

Visceral leishmaniasis causes fever and decompensation in patients with cirrhosis

AUTHOR(S)
Pagliano, Pasquale; Carannante, Novella; Gramicda, Marina; Ascione, Tiziana; Stornaiuolo, Gianfranca; Gradoni, Luigi; Faella, Francesco S.; Gaeta, Giovanni B.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2007, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p893
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented about a study that underlines the need to consider visceral leishmaniasis as the cause of fever and decompensation in patients with cirrhosis when they are living in or have traveled through an area endemic with visceral leishmaniasis.
ACCESSION #
25508489

 

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