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Causes of Leishmaniasis

Primary Cause of Leishmaniasis

The primary cause of Leishmaniasis is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Causes of Leishmaniasis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Leishmaniasis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Leishmaniasis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Leishmaniasis:

Leishmaniasis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Leishmaniasis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Leishmaniasis:

Leishmaniasis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Leishmaniasis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Leishmaniasis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Leishmaniasis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Leishmaniasis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Leishmaniasis may be found in:


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