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Descriptor English:   Leishmaniasis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Leishmaniasis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Leishmaniose 
Synonyms English:   Infection, Leishmania
Infections, Leishmania
Leishmania Infection
Leishmania Infections
Tree Number:   C03.752.300.500
Definition English:   A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus LEISHMANIA. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World) (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS), mucocutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, MUCOCUTANEOUS), and visceral (LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL). 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; LEISHMANIASIS, AMERICAN see LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS is also available; tegumentary leishmaniasis = LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   24226 
Unique Identifier:   D007896 

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