151 Possible Causes for Leishmaniasis in USA

  • Insect Bite

    Such phenomena have been observed in mosquitos transmitting malaria and leishmaniasis, for instance. … However, biting insects may also transmit serious diseases, e.g., malaria, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.[1]

  • Skin Infection

    Aquarium keeper Clean pools or aquariums Mycobacterium marinum skin infection Hunter & Trapper Laborer Work in forest in endemic areas of Central and South America Cutaneous Leishmaniasis … Journal Articles References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine) Article: Phlebotomine sand fly-borne pathogens in the Mediterranean Basin: Human leishmaniasis[2] [3]

  • Visceral Leishmaniasis

    The two main signs of visceral leishmaniasis are fever and pancytopenia, both being almost universally present in all patients who suffer from this type of leishmaniasis. … Visceral leishmaniasis is one of the forms of infection caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania. … The term "kala-azar" (meaning black death) is used to describe visceral leishmaniasis that is restricted to the Old World and caused by Leishmania donovani.[4]

  • Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Leishmaniasis Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

    Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the three main clinical types of the disease. … hosts that are already infected, in which case the term anthroponotic leishmaniasis is used). … A thorough clinical approach is necessary in order to make the diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis.[5]

  • Measles
  • Leishmaniasis

    The Old World Leishmaniasis from Asia, Africa and Middle East and the New World Leishmaniasis occurring in Central and South America. … This is the most sensitive test available for leishmaniasis. … Leishmaniasis is fairly rare in the United States with sporadic cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis found in southern Texas and Oklahoma bordering Mexico.[6]

  • HIV Infection

    toxoplasmosis of the CNS, cryptococcosis (extrapulmonary), several mycotic infections (histoplasmosis, coccidiomycosis), parasitic infestations (cryptosporidiosis, isosporiasis, leishmaniasis … . * LEISHMANIASIS, the tropical protozoan infection carried by sandflies, is more severe in AIDS (Am.[7] [8]

  • Perforated Nasal Septum
  • Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Leishmaniasis Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

    Urban cutaneous leishmaniasis is a term describing the appearance of this parasitic infection in cities and urban areas. … A comprehensive clinical and microbiological workup is needed in order to recognize leishmaniasis as the underlying cause of skin lesions. … Leishmaniasis, affecting more than two million individuals every year in various parts of the world, is an infection caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania.[9]

  • Sporotrichosis
    Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

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  1. Insect Bite, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/insect-bite
  2. Skin Infections | Shingles | Impetigo, https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/skininfections.html
  3. Occupational Skin Infections, http://www.haz-map.com/infect2.htm
  4. Visceral Leishmaniasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/visceral-leish…
  5. Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/mucocutaneous-…
  6. Leishmaniasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/leishmaniasis
  7. HIV INFECTIONS, http://www.pathguy.com/lectures/imm-iv.htm
  8. HIV Infection, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/hiv-infection
  9. Urban Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/urban-cutaneou…