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Asymptomatic leishmaniasis in kala-azar endemic areas of Malda district, West Bengal, India

Visceral leishmaniasis is a vector-borne protozoal disease caused by the Leishmania donovani species complex. Estimated 200,000–400,000 new cases are recorded per year worldwide of which 67% of the total cases are contributed by three Asian countries…

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Immunotherapeutic Potential of Eugenol Emulsion in Experimental Visceral Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis, a complex vector-borne parasitic syndrome, is caused by obligate intra-macrophagic protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania, a member of the order Kinetoplastida…

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Biological Activity of Coumarin Derivatives as Anti-Leishmanial Agents

Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that is caused by the parasite ‘Leishmania’. Nearly 12 million people worldwide are affected by this disease…

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Chronic Arsenic Exposure and Risk of Post Kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Development in India: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Visceral Leishmaniasis is one of the neglected tropical diseases and a major global threat for health worldwide. It poses a major health problem in the poverty-ridden state of…

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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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