Dermatology

Leishmaniasis, not far from here!

The parasites that cause Leishmaniasis belong to the leishmania genus. There are more than 20 pathogenic species. Female sand-flies transmit the parasites by biting and feeding on humans, similarly to mosquitoes. The sand-fly becomes infected when taking blood from reservoir hosts. WORLD STATISTICS Leishmaniasis is endemic in 88 countries throughout… Read More »Leishmaniasis, not far from here!