Revista Cubana de Medicina Tropical
On-line version ISSN 1561-3054
MIRANDA, Olga et al. Brote de leishmaniosis en Cancha Larga, Chaco, Argentina. Rev Cubana Med Trop [online]. 1999, vol.51, n.2, pp. 69-71. ISSN 1561-3054.
A leishmanioasis outbreak is reported among the inhabitants of an endemic area for this disease located in Cancha Larga, Chaco in Argentina. Frotis and biopsy confirmed that 11,8 % of the whole population was affected. They were all treated with meglumine antimonate.
Keywords : LEISHMANIASIS [epidemiology]; DISEASE OUTBREAKS; ARGENTINA [epidemiology].