Recent Examples of leishmaniasis from the Web
Sand flies, which transmit the parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a skin disease, are also more active and take more blood meals in warmer temperatures.
Someone else reports having seen an open leishmaniasis sore on one of the boatmen.
Leishmaniasis, a sometimes-fatal, once primarily tropical affliction, has moved into northern Texas as the sandflies that host the disease-causing parasite head north.
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Origin and Etymology of leishmaniasis
First Known Use: 1912See Words from the same year
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