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Title: First visceral leishmaniasis focus in Argentina
Authors: Salomón, Oscar Daniel 
Sinagra, Angel 
Nevot, M. C. 
Barberian, G. 
Paulin, P. 
Estevez, J. O. 
Riarte, Adelina 
Estevez, Judith 
Keywords: Leishmaniasis Visceral;Psychodidae;Argentina
Issue Date: 2008
Description: An eight-year old boy from Posadas (27º 23’ S, 55º 54’ W) was diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) dur-ing 2006. Lutzomyia longipalpiswas discovered in the backyard of his house, while the spread of canine visceral leishmaniasis was confirmed in Posadas. This is the southernmost report of a VL transmission focus and the first in Argentina.
Fil: Salomón, Oscar Daniel. ANLIS Dr.C.G.Malbrán. Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo-Epidemias; Argentina.
Fil: Sinagra, Angel. ANLIS Dr.C.G.Malbrán. Instituto Nacional de Parasitología Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben; Argentina.
Fil: Nevot, M. C. Veterinaria del Oeste; Argentina.
Fil: Barberian, G. Hospital de Pediatría Dr J.P.Garrahan; Argentina.
Fil: Paulin, P. Hospital de Pediatría Dr J.P.Garrahan; Argentina.
Fil: Estevez, J. O. Veterinaria del Oeste; Argentina.
Fil: Riarte, Adelina. ANLIS Dr.C.G.Malbrán. Instituto Nacional de Parasitología Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben; Argentina.
Fil: Estevez, Judith. Ministerio de Salud Publica, Dirección Epidemiología, Misiones; Argentina.
URI: http://memorias.ioc.fiocruz.br/103%281%29/97.pdf
http://sgc.anlis.gob.ar/handle/123456789/252
ISSN: 0074-0276
Rights: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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