Accession Number : ADA547689


Title :   Visceral Leishmaniasis


Corporate Author : UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD


Personal Author(s) : Magill, Alan J ; Meyers, Wayne M ; Klassen-Fischer, Mary K ; Neafie, Ronald C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a547689.pdf


Report Date : Jun 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 12


Abstract : Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), a chronic disease caused by parasites of the Leishmania donovani complex, is characterized by irregular fever, enlargement of the spleen and liver, weight loss, pancytopenia, and hypergammaglobulinemia.


Descriptors :   *LEISHMANIASIS , *PARASITES , DISEASES , LEISHMANIA , LIVER , ORGANS(ANATOMY) , WEIGHT REDUCTION


Subject Categories : Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Microbiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE