Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Oriental Sore

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2241
Disease due to infection with Leishmania major and L. tropica transmitted by bite of  sand flies ( Leishmaniasis, Man) (Fig. 1).
Oriental Sore, Fig. 1

Photo of a typical skin sore due to L. tropica

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany