Possible Causes for Leishmania Tropica in USA

  • Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Leishmania in Tissue Leishmaniasis Leishmania Tropica Visceral Leishmaniasis

    Urban cutaneous leishmaniasis is a term describing the appearance of this parasitic infection in cities and urban areas. Leishmania is transmitted to the human host through a sand fly bite. The typical skin lesion is an erythematous papule progressing to a painless ulcer that appears on the face or the extremities.…[1]

  • Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Leishmania in Tissue Leishmaniasis

    Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection that is endemic in some areas of Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the three main clinical types of the disease. Biopsy of the lesion or a swab should be obtained for microbiological testing in order to…[2]

  • Visceral Leishmaniasis

    Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, black fever, and Dumdum fever, is the most severe form of leishmaniasis and, without proper diagnosis and treatment, is associated with high fatality. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the Leishmania genus. This disease is the…[3]

  • HIV Infection

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is caused by two retroviruses (HIV-1, and less commonly HIV-2) that induce progressive destruction of CD4+ T-lymphocytes, one of the most important cells in the immune system. The clinical course involves an acute infection followed by a latency period of months, years or…[4]

  • Malaria
    Visceral Leishmaniasis

    Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide and is brought about by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium acquired from a bite of a female Anopheles mosquito carrier. Malaria are still endemic in warm climates and in most third world countries around the globe. It is essentially non-existent in highly developed and first…[5]

  • Disseminated Sporotrichosis
    Visceral Leishmaniasis
  • Leishmaniasis

    Old world leishmaniasis is primarily caused by Leishmania donovani endemic in China, India and Bangladesh, Leishmania tropica in the Middle East and the Mediterranean and … [6]

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  1. Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Symptoma
  2. Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis, Symptoma
  3. Visceral leishmaniasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. HIV Infection, Symptoma
  5. Malaria, Symptoma
  6. Leishmaniasis, Symptoma