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Cluster of Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (Leishmania major) in European Travelers Returning From Turkmenistan

Published inJournal of travel medicine, vol. 20, no. 6, p. 400-402
Publication date2013
Abstract

We report a cluster of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania major in four immunocompetent travelers returning from Western Turkmenistan and having atypical and/or multiple lesions. Treatments with pentamidine or fluconazole were effective. Physicians should be aware that some virulent strains of L major currently circulate in Central Asia.

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LARRÉCHÉ, Sébastien et al. Cluster of Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (<i>Leishmania major</i>) in European Travelers Returning From Turkmenistan. In: Journal of travel medicine, 2013, vol. 20, n° 6, p. 400–402. doi: 10.1111/jtm.12065
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