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Combined treatment of miltefosine and paromomycin delays the onset of experimental drug resistance in Leishmania infantum

Depending on the geographical location, visceral leishmaniasis can either be caused by Leishmania donovani (East Africa and Indian subcontinent) or L. infantum (Mediterranean basin, central Asia and Latin America). Although both species are closely related and belong to the same complex (L. donovani complex), transmission of L. donovani is mostly anthroponotic while…

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Longitudinal Study of Transmission in Households with Visceral Leishmaniasis, Asymptomatic Infections and PKDL in Highly Endemic Villages in Bihar, India

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is a neglected vector-borne disease caused by a protozoan parasite, Leishmania donovani and is transmitted by the…

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Longitudinal Study of Transmission in Households with Visceral Leishmaniasis, Asymptomatic Infections and PKDL in Highly Endemic Villages in Bihar, India

Visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, is a neglected vector-borne disease caused by a protozoan parasite, Leishmania donovani and is transmitted by the bite of…

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Noninvasive Diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis: Development and Evaluation of Two Urine-Based Immunoassays for Detection of Leishmania donovani Infection in India

Visceral Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne fatal infectious disease disseminated in 88 countries of the world, particularly in remote areas of India, Bangladesh…

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Leishmania donovani Utilize Sialic Acids for Binding and Phagocytosis in the Macrophages through Selective Utilization of Siglecs and Impair the Innate Immune Arm

Visceral leishmaniasis caused by the species Leishmania donovani, is the most severe form of leishmaniasis and is endemic in the region of Indian subcontinent. Due to its digenic …

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Visceral Leishmaniasis on the Indian Subcontinent: Modelling the Dynamic Relationship between Vector Control Schemes and Vector Life Cycles

The deadliest form of leishmaniasis, visceral leishmaniasis, is vector-transmitted through the bite of phlebotomine sand flies in the Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia genera…

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Efficacy, Safety and Cost of Insecticide Treated Wall Lining, Insecticide Treated Bed Nets and Indoor Wall Wash with Lime for Visceral Leishmaniasis Vector Control in the Indian Sub-continent

Visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, is a neglected vector-borne disease caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani and is transmitted by the female Phlebotomus argentipes sand fly…

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