placebo-controlled clinical trial of meglumine antimonate (glucantime) vs. localized controlled heat in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in guatemala.sixty-six guatemalans with parasitologically proven cutaneous leishmaniasis were randomly and equally divided into 3 treatment groups: those receiving meglumine antimonate (glucantime), 850 mg antimony/day im for 15 days; those receiving localized controlled heat from a radio-frequency generator, 50 degrees c for 30 sec, 3 treatments at 7 day intervals; and those receiving treatment with a placebo. of 53 isolates identified, 40 were leishmania braziliensis braziliensis and 13 were l. mexicana me ...19902405727
cutaneous leishmaniasis from guatemala or yucatan due to leishmania braziliensis braziliensis. 19883235257
cutaneous leishmaniasis in guatemala: isoenzyme characterization of isolates from humans.leishmania organisms cultivated from cutaneous lesions of humans in guatemala were characterized by cellulose acetate electrophoresis. six isolates had electrophoretic enzyme patterns identical to world health organization reference strains of leishmania braziliensis braziliensis, and 5 had patterns identical to reference strains of leishmania mexicana mexicana.19883341522
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