Leishmaniasis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Protozoal infection transmitted by the bite of the sand fly. May cause skin infection (cutaneous leishmaniasis, or organ infection (visceral leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar)), typically involving liver, spleen and bone marrow.

See also Leishmaniasis

Guidance

Risk of transmission.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Cutaneous leishmaniasis

Visceral leishmaniasis

Kala-Azar

Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

1 June 2016