Leishmania infantum

 

 

  

Leishmania infantum

  • It is found in dogs.
  • It was first found in Spain.

 

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Symptoms

-          Fever

-          Swelling of liver and spleen

-          Anemia

Treatment

-          Antimonial compounds are the traditional treatments for leishmaniasis.

-          Most common alternative is amphotericin B.

-          Paromomycin is an inexpensive alternative with fewer side effects.