New World leishmaniasis


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Noun1.New World leishmaniasis - a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South AmericaNew World leishmaniasis - a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa
kala azar, leishmaniasis, leishmaniosis - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
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New World leishmaniasis. In: Cox F, Wakelin D, Gillespie S, Despommier D, editors.
(ed.), Studies of the New World Leishmaniasis and its Transmission with Particular Reference to Ecuador, pp: 146-153.
(V.) braziliensis has been identified as an etiologic agent of mucosal and cutaneous New World leishmaniasis.