[cutaneous leishmaniasis in turkey].cutaneous leishmaniasis (cl) caused by leishmania protozoon parasites is a disease which is characterized by long-term nodulo-ulcerative lesions healing spontaneously with scarring. the disease has been well-known in anatolia for centuries and has different names such as; urfa boil, antep boil, year boil, halep boil, oriental sore and beauty scar. the causative agents are leishmania tropica and leishmania tropica/leishmania infantum in southeastern anatolia and east mediterranean, respectively. ...201222801920
serodiagnosis of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (acl) caused by leishmania tropica in sanliurfa province, turkey, where acl is highly this study, we aimed to evaluate the validity of the conventional enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) and the western blotting test for the diagnosis of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (acl) using serum samples obtained from 51 patients with parasitologically proven nontreated cl (nont-cl patients) and 62 patients under treatment for cl (ut-cl patients). additionally, 29 serum samples obtained from patients with parasitologically and serologically proven visceral leishmaniasis (vl ...200717761525
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