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  • n. Plural form of leishmaniasis.


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  • Transmitted by the bite of the infected female phlebotomine sandfly, the leishmaniases are a globally widespread group of parasitic diseases.

    Chapter 1

  • · The leishmaniases are now endemic in 88 countries on five continents - Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America - with a total of 350 million people at risk.

    Chapter 3

  • Both vectors and animal reservoirs determine the distribution of the range of leishmaniases in the world.

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