First Molecular Characterization of Leishmania Species Causing Visceral Leishmaniasis among Children in Yemen.

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a debilitating, often fatal disease caused by Leishmania donovani complex; however, it is a neglected tropical disease. L. donovani complex comprises two closely related species, L. donovani that is mostly anthroponotic and L. infantum that is zoonotic. Differentiation...

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Main Authors: Mohammed A K Mahdy, Abdulsalam M Al-Mekhlafi, Rashad Abdul-Ghani, Reyadh Saif-Ali, Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi, Samira M Al-Eryani, Yvonne A L Lim, Rohela Mahmud
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2016-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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