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- Chemkhi, Jomaa; Souguir, Hejer; Ali, Insaf Bel Hadj; Driss, Mehdi; Guizani, Ikram; Guerbouj, Souheila
- Acta tropica 2015 v.150 pp. 42-51
- biopsy, etc ; Atelerix; DNA; Leishmania infantum; Leishmania major; Meriones; Psammomys; cutaneous leishmaniasis; disease reservoirs; dogs; exons; heart; internal transcribed spacers; kidneys; liver; mixed infection; parasites; polymerase chain reaction; restriction endonucleases; restriction fragment length polymorphism; rodents; species identification; spleen; visceral leishmaniasis; wild animals; Tunisia; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... In Tunisia, Leishmania parasites are responsible of visceral leishmaniasis, caused by Leishmania infantum species while three cutaneous disease forms are documented: chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania killicki, sporadic cutaneous form (SCL) caused by L. infantum and the predominant zoonotic cutaneous leishmanaisis (ZCL) due to Leishmania major. ZCL reservoirs are rodents of the Psam ...