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Leishmaniasis, Visceral

"Leishmaniasis, Visceral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A chronic disease caused by LEISHMANIA DONOVANI and transmitted by the bite of several sandflies of the genera Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia. It is commonly characterized by fever, chills, vomiting, anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, leukopenia, hypergammaglobulinemia, emaciation, and an earth-gray color of the skin. The disease is classified into three main types according to geographic distribution: Indian, Mediterranean (or infantile), and African.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leishmaniasis, Visceral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leishmaniasis, Visceral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2006
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