Diseases

Name

Leishmaniasis

Names alternate

Leishmania infection
Leishmaniosis

Parents
(1) Dermatologic infection
(2) Visceral infecton
Agents
(1) Leishmania > Protozoa > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Populations
(1) Domestic cat (Felis catus) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) > Canis > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Vector-borne
Vectors
(1) Sand fly (Phlebotominae) > Insect (Insecta) > Arthropod (Arthropoda) > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Properties
(1) Zoonotic
Documents
(1) CDC: Parasites - Leishmaniasis (2013)
(2) WHO: Leishmaniasis (None)
Notes

The most common forms are cutaneous leishmaniasis, which causes skin sores, and visceral leishmaniasis, which affects several internal organs (usually spleen, liver, and bone marrow).

Created

2015-07-22 16:49:45+00:00

Modified

2015-09-08 16:48:31.504319+00:00