Leishmaniasis in Turkey: first clinical isolation of Leishmania major from 18 autochthonous cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in four geographical regions

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ÖZBİLGİN A., Culha G., UZUN S., HARMAN M., Topal S. G., Okudan F., ...More

TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH, vol.21, no.6, pp.783-791, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/tmi.12698
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.783-791
  • Keywords: leishmaniasis, Leishmania major, ITS1 RT-PCR, enriched NNN medium, mouse model, Turkey, Leishmaniose, Leishmania major, ITS1 RT-PCR, milieu NNN enrichi, modele murin, Turquie, Leishmaniasis, Leishmania major, RT-PCR, ITS1, medio NNN enriquecido, modelo murino, Turquia, SAND FLIES, CLIMATE-CHANGE, MIDDLE-EAST, PSYCHODIDAE, DIPTERA, PROVINCE, TROPICA, INFECTION, INFANTUM, FEATURES
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


ObjectiveTo report isolation of Leishmaniamajor strains obtained from 18 Turkish autochthonous cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) patients infected with L.major between 2011 and 2014.