[outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in military population coming back from french guiana].an outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis occurred among 71 soldiers who had participated in various missions during a 4-month's period in french guiana. the aims of this study were (i) to describe outbreak and (ii) to determine risk factors of cutaneous leishmaniasis.200616902382
a cutaneous ulcer resulting from mycobacterium ulcerans--leishmania braziliensis coinfection in south america.buruli ulcer is a tropical skin disease caused by mycobacterium ulcerans. its mode of transmission is not yet clearly understood. we report here a cutaneous ulcer in a european traveler in south america resulting from a coinfection detected specifically for mycobacterium ulcerans and leishmania braziliensis dna with real-time polymerase chain reaction. this observation of a unique cutaneous ulcer raises the issue about possible modes of transmission of those two pathogens by the same vector.201122049045
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