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Leishmania donovani and cutaneous leishmaniasis, Sri Lanka

Siriwardana, H V Yamuna D and Noyes, Harry A and Beeching, Nicholas J and Chance, Michael L and Karunaweera, Nadira D and Bates, Paul A (2007) Leishmania donovani and cutaneous leishmaniasis, Sri Lanka. Emerging infectious diseases, 13 (3). pp. 476-478. ISSN 1080-6040

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Abstract

To investigate the relationship of cutaneous leishmaniasis isolates from Sri Lanka to known species, we performed DNA sequencing and microsatellite analyses. We identified Leishmania donovani as the agent of Sri Lanka cutaneous leishmaniasis and showed that these parasites are closely related to those causing visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Emerging infectious diseases
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology
Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Biomedical & Life Sciences
ID Code: 55985
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 19 Jul 2012 16:40
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:50
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/55985

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