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Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.89 no.3 Rio de Janeiro Jul./Sept. 1994 

Personal experience with diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of human Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in Três Braços

Philip D. Marsden1 

Universidade de Brasília, Núcleo de Medicina Tropical, Brasília, Brasil


Diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of human infection with Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis found in the littoral forest of the state of Bahia are reviewed. There is pressing need for alternative cheap oral drug therapy.

Key words: human Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis infection; State of Bahia; diagnosis therapy


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