Parasitology/Neglected Tropical Disease

LEISHMANIASIS: IMPACT, TREATMENT, SYMPTOMS & DIAGNOSIS

WHAT IS LEISHMANIASIS? Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that is found in parts of the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe. It is classified as a neglected tropical disease (NTD). IMPACT According to drug for neglected disease initiative 50,000-90,000 new cases of visceral leishmaniasis occur annually and 600,000-1,200,000 new cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis also occurs annually …

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