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- Azmi, Kifaya; Schnur, Lionel; Schonian, Gabriele; Nasereddin, Abedelmajeed; Pratlong, Francine; El Baidouri, Fouad; Ravel, Christophe; Dedet, Jean-Pierre; Ereqat, Suheir; Abdeen, Ziad
- Parasites & vectors 2012 v.5 no.1 pp. 121
- West Bank, etc ; Leishmania tropica; Phlebotominae; RNA; cutaneous leishmaniasis; digestion; electrophoresis; enzymes; genes; geographical distribution; humans; internal transcribed spacers; kinetoplast DNA; microsatellite repeats; parasites; promastigotes; Syria; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Many cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) have been recorded in the Jenin District based on their clinical appearance. Here, their parasites have been characterized in depth. METHODS: Leishmanial parasites isolated from 12 human cases of CL from the Jenin District were cultured as promastigotes, whose DNA was extracted. The ITS1 sequence and the 7SL RNA gene were analysed as was the k ...
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