Primeiro caso de leishmaniose visceral humana de transmissao autoctone no centro urbano do Rio de Janeiro: relato de caso

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Silva, Guilherme Almeida Rosa da; Boechat, Thiago de Oliveira; Ferry, Fernando Raphael de Almeida; Pinto, Jorge Francisco da Cunha; Azevedo, Marcelo Costa Velho Mendes de; Carvalho, Ricardo de Souza; Motta, Rogerio Neves; Veras, Mariana Ferreira;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Medicina Tropical
  • Subject: Epidemiology | Transmission | Visceral leishmaniasis

Visceral leishmaniasis is an anthropozoonosis that is caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania, especially Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum, and is transmitted to humans by the bite of sandflies of the genus Lutzomyia, such as Lutzomyia longipalpis. There are many res... View more
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