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Leishmania

Introduction: Leishmania

Description of Leishmania

Leishmania (medical condition): A rare infectious disease caused by any of a number of parasitic Leishmania...more »

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Leishmaniasis:
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Leishmania: genus of flagellate protozoa comprising several species that are pathogenic for humans; organisms have an amastigote and a promastigote stage in their life cycles; genus has been divided into two subgenera: Leishmania leishmania and Leishmania viannia.
Source: CRISP

Leishmania: A genus of flagellate protozoa comprising several species that are pathogenic for humans. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and a promastigote stage in their life cycles. As a result of enzymatic studies this single genus has been divided into two subgenera: Leishmania leishmania and Leishmania viannia. Species within the Leishmania leishmania subgenus include: L. aethiopica, L. arabica, L. donovani, L. enrietti, L. gerbilli, L. hertigi, L. infantum, L. major, L. mexicana, and L. tropica. The following species are those that compose the Leishmania viannia subgenus: L. braziliensis, L. guyanensis, L. lainsoni, L. naiffi, and L. shawi.
Source: MeSH 2007

Leishmania: Related Topics

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Leishmania as a Disease

Leishmania: Another name for Leishmaniasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Leishmaniasis
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Leishmania: Related Diseases

Leishmania: Leishmania is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Leishmania

Some of the causes of Leishmania are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Leishmania (Leishmaniasis)

Some of the symptoms of Leishmania incude:

Treatments for Leishmania (Leishmaniasis)

Treatments for Leishmania (Leishmaniasis) include:

Treatment of Leishmania: For more treatment information about Leishmania, see treatment of Leishmaniasis (Leishmania)

Leishmania: Article Excerpts about Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis (LEASH-ma... (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Leishmania: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Leishmania:

Terms associated with Leishmania:

Terms Similar to Leishmania:

  • Leishmania (Leishmania)
  • Leishmania (Viannia)

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Leishmania:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Leishmania

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Leishmania

The following list attempts to classify Leishmania into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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