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Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease. It is spread by the bite of an insect called a sandfly. Leishmaniasis is sometimes called kala-azar. There are two main forms of the disease. Each is associated with different species of the parasite. Cutane[read article]

Tests for Leishmaniasis

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Leishmania Skin Test
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Leishmania Species Culture Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Leishmania Antibody Assay Test
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Giemsa stain method
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Leishmaniasis

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Your spleen is a small organ located on the left side of your abdomen, under the rib cage. This organ is part of your immune system and helps to fight infections an...  More
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Reconstructive Surgery
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Prescribed Medications for Leishmaniasis

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AMPHOTERICIN B (am foe TER i sin) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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PENTAMIDINE (pen TAM i deen) is an anti-infective drug. It is used to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Leishmaniasis What's this?

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Berberine is a bitter-tasting, yellow, plant alkaloid with a long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Berberine is present in the roots, rhi...  More
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