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Prevention of Leishmaniasis

Clinical Trials for Leishmaniasis

Some of the clinical trials for Leishmaniasis include:

Latest Treatments for Leishmaniasis

Some of the more recent treatments for Leishmaniasis include:

Treatments for Leishmaniasis

Treatments to consider for Leishmaniasis may include:

Prevention of Leishmaniasis:

The best way for travelers to prevent leishmaniasis is by protecting themselves from sand fly bites. Vaccines and drugs for preventing infection are not yet available. To decrease their risk of being bitten, travelers should:

  • Stay in well-screened or air-conditioned areas as much as possible. Avoid outdoor activities, especially from dusk to dawn, when sand flies are the most active.
(Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Prevention Claims: Leishmaniasis

Information on prevention of Leishmaniasis comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Leishmaniasis prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.


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