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- Cordeiro-da-Silva, Anabela, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2016 v.9 no.1 pp. 118
- Leishmania; T-lymphocytes; amastigotes; cytokines; drug therapy; eukaryotic cells; humoral immunity; immune response; immunotherapy; leishmaniasis; liver; phagocytes; spleen; vaccines
- ... Unicellular eukaryotes of the genus Leishmania are collectively responsible for a heterogeneous group of diseases known as leishmaniasis. The visceral form of leishmaniasis, caused by L. donovani or L. infantum, is a devastating condition, claiming 20,000 to 40,000 lives annually, with particular incidence in some of the poorest regions of the world. Immunity to Leishmania depends on the developme ...
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