Leishmaniasis

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Key articles

Aronson N, Herwaldt BL, Libman M, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of leishmaniasis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 15;63(12):1539-57.Full text  Abstract

Aronson NE, Joya CA. Cutaneous leishmaniasis: updates in diagnosis and management. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2019 Mar;33(1):101-17. Abstract

National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV Medicine Association, and Infectious Diseases Society of America. Panel on Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in adults and adolescents with HIV. 2022 [internet publication].Full text

World Health Organization. Manual on case management and surveillance of the leishmaniases in the WHO European Region. July 2017 [internet publication].Full text

Burza S, Croft SL, Boelaert M. Leishmaniasis. Lancet. 2018 Sep 15;392(10151):951-70. Abstract

Chakravarty J, Sundar S. Current and emerging medications for the treatment of leishmaniasis. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2019 Jul;20(10):1251-65. Abstract

Pan American Health Organization. Guideline for the treatment of Leishmaniasis in the Americas. Second edition. Sep 2022 [internet publication].Full text

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