visceral leishmaniasis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to visceral leishmaniasis: cutaneous leishmaniasis, Leishmania donovani
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visceral leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the visceravisceral leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the viscera  
kala azar, leishmaniasis, leishmaniosis - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
References in periodicals archive ?
Clinical considerations on canine visceral leishmaniasis in Greece: a retrospective study of 158 cases (1989-1996).
Keywords: Visceral leishmaniasis, immunocompromised patients, rheumatoid arthritis, methotrexate, corticosteroids
Disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis resembling post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani in three patients co-infected with visceral leishmaniasis and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in Ethiopia.
In 65 countries, visceral leishmaniasis disease occurs in agricultural area and in peripheral poor five countries e.
Visceral Leishmaniasis Diagnostic Sensitivity from Blood Samples
This new collaboration comes at the right time as we gear up to support endemic countries in the Eastern Africa sub-region and South-East Asia to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis as a public health problem by or before 2020, said Dr.
Application of spatiotemporal scan statistics for the detection of areas with increased risk for American visceral leishmaniasis in the state of Bahia, Brazil.
Protection against experimental visceral leishmaniasis infection in dogs immunized with purified excreted secreted antigens of Leishmania infantum promastigotes.
KEY WORDS: Bone marrow biopsy; Granulomatous inflammation; Visceral leishmaniasis.
The main clinical syndromes are visceral leishmaniasis, cutaneous leishmaniasis and mucosal leishmaniasis.