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Title: Visceral leishmaniasis in pregnancy: a case report
Authors: Caldas, Arlene de Jesus Mendes
Costa, Jackson Mauricio Lopes
Gama, Mônica Elinor Alves
Ramos, Eduardo Antônio Gonçalves
Barral, Aldina Maria Prado
Affilliation: Federal University of Maranhão. Department of Pathology. Nucleus of Tropical Pathology and Social Medicine. São Luís, MA, Brasil
Federal University of Maranhão. Department of Pathology. Nucleus of Tropical Pathology and Social Medicine. São Luís, MA, Brasil
Federal University of Maranhão. Department of Pathology. Nucleus of Tropical Pathology and Social Medicine. São Luís, MA, Brasil
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz. Salvador, BA, Brasil
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz. Salvador, BA, Brasil
Abstract: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in the island of Sa˜o Luis, State of Maranha˜o, Brazil. Despite an increase in the number of VL cases, the frequency of the disease is low among pregnant women. We present here the case of a pregnant woman followed up by our group, who was treated with amphotericin B with excellent outcome
Keywords: Visceral leishmaniasis
Leishmania chagasi
Pregnancy
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: CALDAS, A. J. M et al. Visceral leishmaniasis in pregnancy: a case report. Acta Tropica, v. 88, p. 39-43, 2003.
DOI: 10.1016/S0001-706X(03)00160-8
ISSN: 0001-706X
Copyright: open access
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