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Al-Quds University - Leishmaniasis Research
Information about the disease, including its status in Palestine. Includes research topics, links, protocols, publications and photos.
url: www.alquds.edu/leishmania/

Atlas of Medical Parasitology - Visceral Leishmaniasis
Slides of L.donovani and L.mexicana.
url: www.cdfound.to.it/HTML/lei1.htm

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Leshcutan
Report on a topical treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis by Joseph El-On and Louis Weinrauch of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.
url: www.cdfound.to.it/HTML/leis_cr.htm

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Developing a Safe, Inexpensive Cure for 'Black Fever'
Progress reports on using paromomycin to cure visceral leishmaniasis, through supporting Help the Institute for OneWorld Health (iOWH), a nonprofit pharmaceutical firm.
url: www.gatesfoundation.org/AboutUs/OurWork/Learning/I...

CDC DPD - Leishmania Infection (Leishmaniasis)
Fact sheet, advice for professionals and travelers, and weekly incidence reports. From the US Government Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases.
url: www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/leishmania/defaul...

CDC DPDx - Leishmaniasis
Includes causal agent, life cycle, geographic distribution, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and features. From the US Government Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases.
url: www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/Leishmaniasis.htm

DNDi - Kala Azar (Visceral leishmaniasis)
Information about the disease and efforts to control it from the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative.
url: www.dndi.org/cms/public_html/insidearticleListing....

Doctors Without Borders - Kala Azar
Basic information about the disease and the group's treatment efforts in East African countries including Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda.
url: www.doctorswithoutborders.org/news/kalaazar/index....

eMedicine - Leishmaniasis
Includes an introduction to the disease plus sections on clinical, differentials, workup, treatment, medication, follow-up, miscellaneous, pictures, test questions and bibliography.
url: www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic296.htm

ICT-TROP - Parasitology BIOL 2272: The Leishmaniases
Summary information plus clickable slides, references and world maps. From Christian de Duve Institute of Cellular Pathology, Research Unit for Tropical Diseases.
url: www.icp.ucl.ac.be/~opperd/parasites/leish1.htm

Institute for OneWorld Health - Visceral Leishmaniasis.
Information on the disease and iOWH's ongoing work on developing the antibiotic paromomycin as a new cure for visceral leishmaniasis.
url: www.oneworldhealth.org/diseases/leishmaniasis.php

Masoud Akhtar - Visceral Leishmaniasis
Introduction, morphology, transmission, immunology, and treatment. From a B.Sc Applied Biology course project by a student at the University of East London.
url: homepages.uel.ac.uk/d.p.humber/akhter/vlhp.htm

Medical Microbiology - Hemoflagellates
Information on Cutaneous, Mucocutaneous, and Visceral types pf Leishmaniasis from the textbook by Samuel Baron, MD, Chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).
url: gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch082.htm

MedlinePlus - Leishmaniasis
Directory of news, articles and factsheets.
url: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leishmaniasis.html

Newsweek - Chasing Black Fever
Article about public-health efforts to combat kala azar (leishmaniasis) in India. Summer 2005.
url: msnbc.msn.com/id/8715762/site/newsweek/

Oklahoma State University - Veterinary Parasitology 5333: Leishmaniasis
Basic information about canine leishmaniasis from the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
url: www.cvm.okstate.edu/instruction/kocan/vpar5333/533...

Third Cost B9 Congress
Seminars on trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis held in Bruges, Belgium on 29-31 May 2000. Sponsored by European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST).
url: www.icp.ucl.ac.be/cost/

Vetstream - Leishmaniasis
Provides up-to-date information on canine leishmaniasis and its control, information on the disease in man, vectors and causative agents, treatment and geographical distribution of the disease. Input provided by Gad Baneth, Robert Killick-Kendrick, David Lindsay and Susan Shaw.
url: www.leishmaniasis.info/

Visceral Leishmaniasis
Cellular changes are described, accompanied by photos.
url: www.geocities.com/donovanivl/

WHO - Leishmaniasis
Provides information on the disease and its impact, surveillance and control, epidemic response, research, fact sheets, information resources and publications. From the World Health Organization.
url: www.who.int/leishmaniasis/en/

WHO/TDR - Leishmaniasis
Provides news, project reports, highlights, progress, publications, workplans, research grants and resources. From the World Health Organization, Tropical Disease Research and Training.
url: www.who.int/tdr/diseases/leish/default.htm

Wikipedia - Leishmaniasis
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the parasitic disease and its treatment.
url: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leishmaniasis

Journal of Immunology - Immunization Against Visceral Leishmaniasis
Simona Stäger, Deborah F. Smith and Paul M. Kaye. Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
url: www.jimmunol.org/cgi/content/abstract/165/12/7064

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