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  • n. A parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a genus trypanosome protozoa, Leishmania.

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  • n. flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis

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Examples

  • The parasite they used in the study was the leishmania, which is transmitted by the bite of the phlebotomine sandfly.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • In the Late Cretaceous period, the world was covered with warm-temperate to tropical areas that swarmed with blood-sucking insects carrying leishmania, malaria, intestinal parasites, arboviruses and other pathogens.

    How Dinosaurs disappear from earth.

  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis - caused by the parasitic protozoa leishmania; transmitted to humans via the bite of sandflies; results in skin lesions that may become chronic; endemic in 88 countries; 90% of cases occur in Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and Peru; wild and domesticated animals as well as humans can act as reservoirs of infection.

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  • He was explaining how India's kala azar epidemic could explode as HIV moved into Bihar, leaving infected people defenseless against the leishmania parasite.

    CHASING BLACK FEVER

  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis - caused by the parasitic protozoa leishmania; transmitted to humans via the bite of sandflies; results in skin lesions that may become chronic; endemic in 88 countries; 90\% of cases occur in Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and Peru; wild and domesticated animals as well as humans can act as reservoirs of infection.

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • New study leads to the development of first prophylactic treatment for leishmania

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The phlebotomine sandly is the vector for leishmania CDC ...

    WN.com - Articles related to Punjab, Maharashtra, Bengal lead in curbing birth rate

  • By studying the larval breeding habits of the sand flies and the genotypes and drug sensitivities of the leishmania parasites, the project aims to devise effective methods to control the disease.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Lead researcher Dr. Parasites 'quirky trick to persuade immune cells to invite them in for dinner WASHINGTON - Scientists from Imperial College London have found that parasite leishmania tricks immune system to let it enter the body and cause skin infection.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • "We found in the gut of one biting insect, preserved in amber from that era, the pathogen that causes leishmania – a serious disease still today, one that can infect both reptiles and humans.

    How Dinosaurs disappear from earth.

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