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(Microbiology) any parasitic flagellate protozoan of the genus Leishmania: infects humans and animals and causes diseases ranging from skin lesions to potentially fatal organ damage
[C20: New Latin, named after Sir W.B. Leishman (1865–1926), Scottish bacteriologist]
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Noun1.Leishmania - flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
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ISLAMABAD -- World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday handed over 30,000 doses of leishmania injections to Ministry of National Health Services (NHS).
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza on Wednesday said that the government was taking steps to control Leishmania disease.
Canine and human leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania infantum is considered an emerging disease in the Mediterranean basin (1).
The two main phases of the life cycle of leishmania are; the promastigotes and amastigote.
Canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) is a chronic zoonosis caused by intracellular protozoans of the genus Leishmania and can be fatal if left untreated (RIBEIRO et al., 2018).
WANA -- After South Waziristan, where cases of Leishmania have crossed over thirty thousand, reports of the disease spreading to Tank have been received where two cases have already been reported from a village in the region.
Canine leishmaniasis is caused by the parasite Leishmania infantum and is typically transmitted by sand fly bites in tropical countries.
Direkt mikroskobik incelemede Leishmania amastigotlari gorulen hastaya KL tanisi konmustur.
According to prevalence data, they are present in 98 countries with approximately 1.3 million new cases yearly (1) These diseases are caused by at least 20 different species of the genus Leishmania, which are flagellate protozoan transmitted by the bite of infected female phlebotomine sand flies.
Hisham Inamullah Khan said on Monday that government was ensuring medical aid to all patients of leishmania in the province including merged districts while government has also received 9500 vials of vaccine to treat the patients.
that the affect of leishmania is widespread in the areas including Landikotal,