Investigation of asymptomatic visceral leishmaniasis cases using western blot in an endemic area in Turkey


ŞAKRU N., KORKMAZ M. , ÖZBEL Y. , ERTABAKLAR H., ŞENGÜL M., TÖZ S.

NEW MICROBIOLOGICA, cilt.30, ss.13-18, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: NEW MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.13-18

Özet

In Turkey, Leishmania infantum is responsible for human visceral leishmaniasis (VL), which is seen mainly in the Aegean, Mediterranean, and Central Anatolia Regions. This study aimed to determine asymptomatic infections in an endemic area of VL in Turkey using the western blot technique.