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Comparison of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and L. (V.) guyanensis in Brazil: therapeutic response to meglumine antimoniate

Comparison of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and L. (V.) guyanensis in Brazil: therapeutic response to meglumine antimoniate

American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 65(5): 456-465

ISSN/ISBN: 0002-9637

PMID: 11716098

We conducted a quasi-experimental study to compare the response to meglumine antimonate in patients with localized cutaneous leishmaniasis from 2 endemic areas of Brazil who were infected by 2 Leishmania species. 61 were infected by L. (Viannia) braziliensis (group B) and 57 by L. (V.) guyanensis (group G).

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