The Fevers of Africa: Leishmaniasis South of the Sahara

Manson-Bahr, P.E.C. (1957) The Fevers of Africa: Leishmaniasis South of the Sahara.

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Leishmaniasis was first described from India as the visceral form kala azar; since then this disease has been found to occur in China, Central Asia, Arabia, North Africa, the Sudan. Kenya and sporadically across Africa south of the Sahara to the West Coast. Different varieties of the disease have been described on clinical, epidemiological and parasitological grounds, but these differences are possibly caused by varying degrees of immunity in the human host and the differing habits of the sandfly vector.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > University of Zimbabwe
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2016 22:31
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2016 22:31

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