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LP14824-4Leishmania spActive

Descriptions

LP14824-4   Leishmania sp
A genus of flagellate protozoa comprising several species that are pathogenic for humans. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and a promastigote stage in their life cycles. As a result of enzymatic studies this single genus has been divided into two subgenera: Leishmania leishmania and Leishmania viannia. Species within the Leishmania leishmania subgenus include: L. aethiopica, L. arabica, L. donovani, L. enrietti, L. gerbilli, L. hertigi, L. infantum, L. major, L. mexicana, and L. tropica. The following species are those that compose the Leishmania viannia subgenus: L. braziliensis, L. guyanensis, L. lainsoni, L. naiffi, and L. shawi. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP14824-4   Leishmania sp
Leishmania is a genus of trypanosome protozoa, and is the parasite responsible for the disease leishmaniasis.[1][2] It is spread through sandflies of the genus Phlebotomus in the Old World, and of the genus Lutzomyia in the New World. Their primary hosts are vertebrates; Leishmania commonly infects hyraxes, canids, rodents, and humans. Leishmania currently affects 12 million people in 88 countries. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Basic Part Properties

Name
Leishmania sp
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Leishmania

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
利什曼原虫属
Synonyms: 利什曼原虫;利什曼虫;莱什曼原虫;莱什曼虫
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Leishmania sp.
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Leishmania sp
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Leishmania sp
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Leishmania sp
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Leishmania sp
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Leishmania sp
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Leishmania sp
Synonyms: Kala azar;Leishmaniasis visceral
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Leishmania sp
Synonyms: Leishmaniasis visceral