Medical Definition of Leishmania aethiopica

1. An African species of Leishmania responsible for human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ethiopia, with a reservoir of human infection in the rock hyraxes, Procavia capensis and Heterohyrax brucei, and in Kenya, with reservoirs in the tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus, and the giant rat, Cricetomys gambianus; vectors are the sandflies Phlebotomus longpipes and P. Pedifer. It causes a cutaneous leishmaniasis of three types: classical oriental sore, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis; ulceration is late or absent and healing takes one to three years. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leishmania Aethiopica

Leila
Leilani
Leiner's disease
Leinster
Leiopelma
Leiopelmatidae
Leiophyllum
Leiophyllum buxifolium
Leipoa ocellata
Leipzig
Leipzig yellow
Leishman's chrome cells
Leishman's stain
Leishman-Donovan body
Leishman stain
Leishmania aethiopica (current term)
Leishmania braziliensis braziliensis
Leishmania braziliensis guyanensis
Leishmania braziliensis panamensis
Leishmania donovani archibaldi
Leishmania donovani chagasi
Leishmania donovani donovani
Leishmania donovani infantum
Leishmania furunculosa
Leishmania mexicana amazonensis
Leishmania mexicana garnhami
Leishmania mexicana mexicana
Leishmania mexicana pifanoi
Leishmania mexicana venezuelensis
Leishmania peruviana

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