A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus Leishmania. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous, diffuse cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral.

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  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Developing a Safe, Inexpensive Cure for 'Black Fever' Progress reports on using paromomycin to cure visceral leishmaniasis, through supporting Help the Institute for OneWorld Health (iOWH), a nonprofit pharmaceutical firm.
  • CDC DPDx - Leishmaniasis Includes causal agent, life cycle, geographic distribution, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and features. From the US Government Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases.
  • CDC Travelers' Health: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Advice for travelers on this skin infection including mode of transmission, occurrence, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and the preventative measures that can be taken.
  • CDC Travelers' Health: Visceral Leishmaniasis Advice for travelers on this infection including mode of transmission, occurrence, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and the preventative measures that can be taken.
  • CDC: Leishmania Infection (Leishmaniasis) Fact sheet, advice for professionals and travelers, and weekly incidence reports. From the US Government Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • DNDi: Visceral Leishmaniasis Information about the disease and efforts to control it from the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative.
  • Doctors Without Borders: Kala Azar Basic information about the disease and the group's treatment programs in East African countries including Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda.
  • eMedicine - Leishmaniasis Includes an introduction to the disease plus sections on clinical, differentials, workup, treatment, medication, follow-up, miscellaneous, pictures, test questions and bibliography.
  • eMedicine: Leishmaniasis Provides an overview of this zoonotic infection caused by protozoa that belong to the genus Leishmania, its epidemiology, pathophysiology, frequency and clinical details.
  • ICT-TROP - Parasitology BIOL 2272: The Leishmaniases Summary information plus clickable slides, references and world maps. From Christian de Duve Institute of Cellular Pathology, Research Unit for Tropical Diseases.
  • Institute for OneWorld Health - Visceral Leishmaniasis. Information on the disease and iOWH's ongoing work on developing the antibiotic paromomycin as a new cure for visceral leishmaniasis.
  • Leishmania Surveillance in the Neapolitan Information on a study of this disease in dogs in the United States, with instructions to dog owners on sending samples.
  • Leishmaniasis Research Society (India) Organization dedicated to research on this disease, the unravelling of its genome, the development of new treatments, the spread of information and the distribution of drugs.
  • Masoud Akhtar - Visceral Leishmaniasis Introduction, morphology, transmission, immunology, and treatment. From a B.Sc Applied Biology course project by a student at the University of East London.
  • MedlinePlus - Leishmaniasis Directory of news, articles and factsheets.
  • MicrobeWiki: Leishmania Description and significance, genome structure, cell structure, metabolism and ecology.
  • Newsweek: Chasing Black Fever Article about public-health efforts to combat kala azar (leishmaniasis) in India. Summer 2005.
  • Oklahoma State University: Leishmaniasis Basic information about leishmaniasis in canines and humans from the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
  • Third Cost B9 Congress Seminars on trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis held in Bruges, Belgium on 29-31 May 2000. Sponsored by European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST).
  • TropIKA: Leishmaniasis Information on this disease, review articles, news items, research articles and reports.
  • Vetstream - Leishmaniasis Provides up-to-date information on canine leishmaniasis and its control, information on the disease in man, vectors and causative agents, treatment and geographical distribution of the disease. Input provided by Gad Baneth, Robert Killick-Kendrick, David Lindsay and Susan Shaw.
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis: Cytological Alterations that Occur in the Bone Marrow Parenchima Paper by Nivaldo Madeiros who studied 100 patients with visceral leishmaniasis whose bone marrow aspirate analysis disclosed the protozoan, Leishmania donovani.
  • WHO/TDR - Leishmaniasis Provides news, project reports, highlights, progress, publications, workplans, research grants and resources. From the World Health Organization, Tropical Disease Research and Training.
  • WHO - Leishmaniasis Provides information on the disease and its impact, surveillance and control, epidemic response, research, fact sheets, information resources and publications. From the World Health Organization.
  • Wikipedia - Leishmaniasis Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the parasitic disease and its treatment.

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