canine visceral leishmaniasis, united states and canada, 2000-2003.visceral leishmaniasis, caused by protozoa of the genus leishmania donovani complex, is a vectorborne zoonotic infection that infects humans, dogs, and other mammals. in 2000, this infection was implicated as causing high rates of illness and death among foxhounds in a kennel in new york. a serosurvey of >12,000 foxhounds and other canids and 185 persons in 35 states and 4 canadian provinces was performed to determine geographic extent, prevalence, host range, and modes of transmission within fo ...200616704782
indigenous human cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by leishmania tropica in kenya.six leishmania isolates from 3 indigenous kenyans (2 isolates from one patient) and 2 canadian visitors in kenya were characterized by cellulose acetate electrophoresis. the isolates were compared among themselves and with reference strains of leishmania donovani, l. aethiopica, l. major, l. tropica, and l. arabica using 9 enzymes: malate dehydrogenase (mdh), malic enzyme (me), phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (6pgd), glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (g6pd), aspartate aminotransferase (asat), ade ...19883177740
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