Old World leishmaniasis


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Noun1.Old World leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the skinOld World leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions
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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Cutaneous Old World leishmaniasis is categorized into two groups, anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) and zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) which, classically are caused by L.
Fresh tissue was submitted for PCR, which has been determined suitable for detecting Old World leishmaniasis in dogs (8).
(2) The cutaneous form, called Old World leishmaniasis, is widespread in the Middle East, in most Mediterranean countries, and in India.