Definition of American leishmaniasis
1. Noun. A form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa.
Generic synonyms: Kala Azar, Leishmaniasis, Leishmaniosis
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Literary usage of American leishmaniasis
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1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"... or American leishmaniasis In many parts of Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Venezuela, French Guiana apd other countries of tropical South America there ..."
2. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"... including the well-known Tropical Sore (Bouton d''orient) of the Mediterranean regions, and the various forms of American leishmaniasis. ..."
3. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"Naso-oral Leishmaniasis ; Breda's Disease ; American leishmaniasis. Definition : An ulcero-granulomatous condition of the skin and mucous membrane of the ..."
4. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"... for infantile kala-azar, Leishmania infantum; for Oriental sore and American leishmaniasis, Leishmania tropica. Source of Infection. ..."
5. Organic Compounds of Arsenic & Antimony by Gilbert Thomas Morgan (1918)
"3 American leishmaniasis has been cured in many instances by subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous administration of this preparation, ..."
6. Diagnosis of Protozoa and Worms Parasitic in Man by Robert William Hegner, William Walter Cort (1921)
"... or American leishmaniasis is caused by L. americana. a. L. donovani (Plate II, Fig. F, 1) occurs in many parts of India, Southern China and Northern ..."