[eco-epidemiology of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis in the arab republic of yemen. ii. a survey using intradermal reaction to leishmanin in a zone of mixed infestation with leishmania tropica, l. donovani and l. infantum].frequency distribution of leishmanin test survey in dhamran valley around taez (yemen arab republic) is reported. it was carried out on 174 school children from 6 to 12 years old. three schools located at 950 m, 1,100 m and 1,430 m of altitude were visited. the maximum of positivity is observed in the lower range where l. tropica, l. donovani and l. infantum are rife. in the upper valley, where cutaneous leishmaniasis is rare and visceral leishmaniasis absent, the rate of positivity is a little ...19892633875
[serological, clinical and epidemiologic analysis of 53 cases of kala-azar in the arab republic of yemen].the visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) is present in republic arab of yemen. on 53 cases diagnosed during 21 months in taez republican hospital the disease is affecting essentially children (55 under five years old) with predominant focus in the area of charaab and qobeita. serology using passive hemagglutination is helpful for the diagnosis when the rate is higher or equal to 1/64e. the problem of wrong positive reaction in cases of lymphoblastic leukemia and hodgkin is noticed.19863802310
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