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[A woman with a persisting ulcer on the chin].A 62-year-old woman presented with an ulcerative lesion on the chin. She had not visited tropical regions, but she had been in Cyprus. A skin biopsy revealed coccoid micro-organisms resembling Leishmania. Subsequently a PCR was performed which showed Leishmania donovani and Leishmania infantum complex and the diagnose 'cutaneous leishmaniasis' was confirmed.201122129807
risk of infection with leishmania spp. in the canine population in the netherlands.the dog is the main reservoir of leishmania infantum, the causative agent of visceral leishmaniasis (vl) in humans in southern europe. in order to identify the risk of dogs from a leishmania non-endemic area traveling to a leishmania-endemic area becoming infected and the risk of transmitting infection to humans in non-endemic areas an investigation was performed, in which the results of a questionnaire were combined with the results of a serologic survey. the questionnaire was sent to 1478 at r ...200212831172
an immunodiffusion assay for the detection of canine leishmaniasis due to infection with leishmania immunodiffusion assay (ida) with polyethylene glycol (peg) was tested for usefulness as diagnostic test for canine leishmaniasis (cl). a comparative analysis of dog sera was made using ida with peg, immunofluorescence assay (ifa) and enzyme immunosorbent assay (elisa) techniques. fourty-four dogs from italy with cl (endemic dogs) and eight dutch dogs with cl contracted in south europe (expatriate dogs) were tested together with 40 endemic and 35 expatriate controls. specificity did not differ ...19979477507
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