[cutaneous leishmaniasis--an import from belize].cutaneous leishmaniasis of the new world, in particular when caused by leishmania (l.) braziliensis, harbours the risk of lymphogenic as well as hematogenic dissemination. this may result in mucocutaneous leishmaniasis causing severe destruction of orofacial structures. dissemination may occur years after the disappearance of the skin lesions. in contrast, cutaneous leishmaniasis of the old world, is typically restricted to the site of inoculation. therefore, a conservative diagnostic and therap ...200717987367
leishmania (viannia) guyanensis infection, austria. 022932031
seroprevalence and asymptomatic carriage of leishmania spp. in austria, a non-endemic european country.leishmaniasis is a rare disease in central europe and is diagnosed almost exclusively in travellers or migrants coming from tropical or subtropical countries. we conducted an explorative cross-sectional serological study, using a commercial elisa, in 1048 healthy austrian individuals to assess the distribution of specific antibodies against leishmania spp. in humans in austria. overall, 47 individuals (4.5%) tested positive, and an additional 32 (3.1%) showed borderline results. after 12 months, ...201322764887
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