kala-azar


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kala-azar:

see leishmaniasisleishmaniasis
, any of a group of tropical diseases caused by parasitic protozoans of the genus Leishmania. The parasites live in dogs, foxes, rodents, and humans; they are transmitted by the bites of sand flies.
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MATERIALS & METHODS: The present study was conducted among 100 new (untreated) randomly selected patients of Kala-azar for the treatment with conventional ampho B (AmBD) in the dose of 0.75 mg/kg bodyweight on alternate day for a total of 14-20 doses.
"Partners stressed that a full response to Kala-azar requires additional health and nutrition to support treatment facitilities," it adds, citing Lankien, Malakal, Fangak and Chuil areas as badly-hit by the disease.
Normal plasma ADH levels were observed in kala-azar patients.
Kala-azar was diagnosed in 2011, and she received 30 injections of SSG.
High endemicity of kala-azar in Bihar and Jharkhand area, which is receiving two rounds of IRS with DDT, warrants that synthetic pyrethroids use should be undertaken especially in Bihar and Jharkhand states as per norms of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme.
It has been debated that why kala-azar (VL) is endemic in this region even though we have the suitable vector, temperature and other conditions suitable for kala-azar transmission in other parts of India.
[USPRwire, Sun Aug 02 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar)'s therapeutic pipeline.
The humanitarian situation is drastically worsening due to unpredictable floods as well as outbreaks of cholera and other diseases, including malaria, kala-azar and hepatitis.
We identified a case of pleomorphic post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) with different types of skin lesions in different stages of development.
A new VL case was defined by using the definition for new VL case of the National Kala-azar Elimination Guideline (4).
INTRODUCTION: Visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, is a vector borne disease caused by the protozoan parasite, L.
Search items are as follows: post kala-azar [tiab] OR dermal leishmaniasis [tiab] OR PKDL [tiab] OR post[All Fields] AND ("leishmaniasis, visceral"[MeSH Terms] OR ("leishmaniasis"[All Fields] AND "visceral"[All Fields]) OR "visceral leishmaniasis"[All Fields] OR ("kala"[All Fields] AND "azar"[All Fields]) OR "kala azar"[All Fields]).