Leishmania species

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Protozoan parasite of Kinetoplastid family, amastigote form infects macrophages.
  • Transmitted by various species of infected sandflies; also by needle sharing among IDUs in endemic regions.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Protozoan parasite of Kinetoplastid family, amastigote form infects macrophages.
  • Transmitted by various species of infected sandflies; also by needle sharing among IDUs in endemic regions.

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Last updated: August 8, 2020