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Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

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David Claborn
David Claborn

American University of Iraq-Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

Published19 March 2014

Doi10.5772/57067

ISBN978-953-51-1232-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4236-2

Copyright year2014

Number of pages536

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1. Environmental Changes and the Geographic Spreading of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Brazil

By Elizabeth F. Rangel, Simone M. da Costa and Bruno M. Carvalho

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2. Transmission to Humans

By Miroslava Avila-García, Javier Mancilla, Enrique Segura-Cervantes and Norma Galindo-Sevilla

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3. Otorhinolaryngologic Manifestations in Leishmaniasis

By Luiz Alberto Alves Mota and Roberta Correia Ribeiro Ferreira de Miranda

1,847
5. Geographical and Environmental Variables of Leishmaniasis Transmission

By Roqueline A.G.M.F. Aversi-Ferreira, Jucimária Dantas Galvão, Sylla Figueredo da Silva, Giovanna Felipe Cavalcante, Ediana Vasconcelos da Silva, Naina Bhatia-Dey and Tales Alexandre Aversi-Ferreira

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6. The Geospatial Approach on Eco-Epidemiological Studies of Leishmaniasis

By João Carlos Araujo Carreira, Mônica de Avelar Figueiredo Mafra Magalhães and Alba Valéria Machado da Silva

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7. Conflict Leishmaniasis

By David M. Claborn

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8. Molecular Diagnosis of Leishmaniasis, Species Identification and Phylogenetic Analysis

By Constantina N. Tsokana, Labrini V. Athanasiou, George Valiakos, Vassiliki Spyrou, Katerina Manolakou and Charalambos Billinis

3,311
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10. Sporotrichoid Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Central Tunisia: Epidemiological and Clinical Aspects

By Moncef Ben Saïd, Fatma Saghrouni, Yusr Saadi-Ben Aoun, Najet Ghariani, Alia Yaacoub, Henda Ach, Mohamed Denguezli, Ikram Guizani and Akila Fathallah-Mili

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12. New Advances in the Diagnosis of Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis

By Patrícia Sampaio Tavares Veras, Deborah Bittencourt Mothé Fraga, Manuela da Silva Solcà and Carlos Eduardo Sampaio Guedes

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13. Can Attenuated Leishmania Induce Equally Effective Protection as Virulent Strains in Visceral Leishmaniasis?

By Joana Cunha, Eugenia Carrillo, Javier Moreno and Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva

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14. Perspectives for Diagnosis and Control of Leishmaniasis Based on Volatile Organic Compounds

By Jailson Bittencourt de Andrade, Jairo Torres Magalhães Junior, Paulo Roberto Ribeiro Mesquita, Fábio Santos Oliveira, Frederico de Medeiros Rodrigues and Stella Maria Barrouin-Melo

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15. Leishmaniasis: Possible New Strategies for Treatment

By Alane Beatriz Vermelho, Claudiu T. Supuran, Verônica Cardoso, Dayanne Menezes, Jefferson Rocha de Andrade Silva, Jose Luiz Pinto Ferreira, Ana Claudia Fernandes Amaral and Igor A. Rodrigues

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16. Nanoparticle Technology: An alternative approach for Leishmaniasis Treatment

By Aldo Eloizo Job, Alexandre Fioravante de Siqueira, Caroline Silva Danna, Felipe Silva Bellucci, Flávio Camargo Cabrera, Leandra Ernst Kerche Silva and Pedro Henrique Benites Aoki

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17. Treatment and Control of Leishmaniasis Using Photodynamic Therapy

By Debora P. Aureliano, Martha S. Ribeiro, José Angelo Lauletta Lindoso, Fabio C. Pogliani, Fábio P. Sellera, Dennis Song and Mauricio S. Baptista

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18. Utilization of Composites and Nanocomposites Based on Natural Rubber and Ceramic Nanoparticles as Control Agents for Leishmania braziliensis

By Aldo Eloizo Job, Alexandre Fioravante de Siqueira, Caroline Silva Danna, Felipe Silva Bellucci, Flávio Camargo Cabrera and Leandra Ernst Kerche Silva

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20. Metal-Based Therapeutics for Leishmaniasis

By Ana B. Caballero, Juan M. Salas and Manuel Sánchez-Moreno

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