Leishmaniasis pp 353-358 | Cite as

Use of a Dot-Elisa Procedure for the Detection of Specific Antibodies in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

  • Luis Guevara
  • Lourdes Paz
  • Elizabeth Nieto
  • Alejandro Llanos
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 171)


American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis is a disease endemic on the America continent from northern Mexico to Argentina. This disease is of major importance in Peru, with over 2700 new cases being reported annually to Peruvian Ministry of Health, a figure which most probably is an underestimate1.


Visceral Leishmaniasis Typhoid Fever Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Test American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Guevara
    • 1
  • Lourdes Paz
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Nieto
    • 1
  • Alejandro Llanos
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Alexander von Humboldt”Universidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaLima-100Peru

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