an outbreak of american cutaneous leishmaniasis (leishmania braziliensis braziliensis) in a periurban area of rio de janeiro city, brazil: clinical and epidemiological studies.from july 1984 to september 1986, 105 cases of american cutaneous leishmaniasis were studied in a locality closely situated to an urbanized area of the city of rio de janeiro, brazil. settlement in this area was established at least 20 years ago but the first cases were noted six months prior to the beginning of this study. cases were almost exclusively cutaneous and ulcerated, with one to six months of evolution. montenegro's skin tests were positive in all cases and anti-leishmania antibodies ...19883271941
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