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Certain species of Phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are vectors of the protozoa which causes leishmaniasis. Sandflies are found breeding in enclosed places like caves. Thailand is a popular tourist destination, including for ecotourism activities like caving, which increases the risk...

Author(s)
Sukantamala, J.; Sing KongWah; Jaturas, N.; Polseela, R.; Wilson, J. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 2017, 28, 6, pp 949-955
Abstract

Five Leishmania species are described and their potential risks for spreading to Europe and the Netherlands are discussed. Strategies to control canine leishmaniasis are outlined. Special attention is paid to dogs returning from Southern Europa and West Asia. From the more than 100 dogs stationed...

Author(s)
Hovius, E.; Pinelli, E.; Nijsse, R.; Poot, J.; Giessen, J. van der
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2011, 136, 5, pp 344-348
Abstract

Leishmaniases are parasitic diseases transmitted to mammalian hosts by sand fly vectors (Diptera: Psychodidae). Despite the increasing occurrence of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis cases in urban centers, their transmission still occur primarily in wild environments and may be associated with...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rego, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Stumpp, R.; Ássimos, G. R.; Campos, A. M.; Lima, A. C. V. M. da R.; Gontijo, C. M. F.; Paz, G. F.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 12, pp e0190315
Abstract

Leishmaniases are a set of parasitic diseases of zoonotic origin that are transmitted by sandfly vectors in wild, rural and urban environments. Their distribution is dependent not only the distribution of vectors, but also on the distribution of mammalian reservoirs. Only by understanding the...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rêgo, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Simões, T. C.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0178628
Abstract

Background: The south coast of Rio de Janeiro State, in Brazil, is endemic for cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases and is frequently visited by tourists from different parts of the world. Since the complex epidemiology of leishmaniases demands local studies, the goal of this study was to...

Author(s)
Carvalho, B. M.; Maximo, M.; Costa, W. A.; Santana, A. L. F. de; Costa, S. M. da; Rego, T. A. N. da C.; Pereira, D. de P.; Rangel, E. F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2013, 6, 325, pp (13 November 2013)
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Leishmaniasis is world-wide one of the most common infectious disorders caused by protozoa. Due to the climate change, there is a risk of further spread of the disease to central and northern Europe. Another important issue is the high number of refugees from Syria since Syria is one of the hot...

Author(s)
Wollina, U.; Koch, A.; Guarneri, C.; Tchernev, G.; Lotti, T.
Publisher
ID Design, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2018, 6, 1, pp 89-92
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne protozoan infection whose clinical spectrum ranges from asymptomatic infection to fatal visceral leishmaniasis. Over the last decades, an increase in imported leishmaniasis cases in developed, non-endemic countries, have been pointed-out from a review of the...

Author(s)
Mansueto, P.; Seidita, A.; Vitale, G.; Cascio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part A, pp 563-581
Abstract

The Aquidauana municipality is considered an endemic area of leishmaniasis and an important tourist site in Mato Grosso do Sul State. The aim of this study was to investigate the sand fly fauna in the city of Aquidauana. Captures were carried out twice a month, from April 2012 to March 2014 with...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, H. R. de; Santos, M. F. da C.; Casaril, A. E.; Infran, J. O. de M.; Ribeiro, L. M.; Fernandes, C. E. dos S.; Oliveira, A. G. de
Publisher
Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 2016, 58, pp 87
Abstract

In the last decades, there has been a significant increase in international human mobility with increase in the prosperity, travel possibilities, and number of refugees. In the first half of 2016, the Asian continent showed the fastest growth in the number of tourists. Such increase is seen due to...

Author(s)
Öztürk, E. A.; Ünver, A.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2017, 41, 4, pp 239-245
Abstract

Despite the global financial downturn, millions of people continue to travel abroad each year. Many travel with co-morbidities such as immunosuppression, placing them at greater risk of bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. Leishmaniasis is one of the principal neglected tropical diseases....

Author(s)
Moore, J.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 2, pp 119-122

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