Comparison of Leishmania typing results obtained from 16 European clinical laboratories in 2014
- Autores: Bart A, Chicharro C, Chiodini PL, Cortes S, Davidsson L, Di Muccio T, Dujardin JC, Felger I, Grimm F, Harms G, Jaffe CL, Manser M, Paglia MG, Ravel C, Robert-Gangneux F, Roelfsema J, Töz S, Van der Auwera G, Verweij JJ
- Ano de Publicação: 2016
- Journal: Eurosurveillance
- Link: http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=22662
Leishmaniasis is endemic in southern Europe, and in other European countries cases are diagnosed in travellers who have visited affected areas both within the continent and beyond. Prompt and accurate diagnosis poses a challenge in clinical practice in Europe. Different methods exist for identification of the infecting Leishmania species.