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Response to Silva et al.: Usefulness of PCR-based methods for screening Leishmania in epidemiological studies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16236549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The detection of Leishmania in naturally infected rodents in endemic areas is of fundamental importance for defining these rodents as possible reservoir hosts of infection. The use of polymerase chain reaction in conjunction with molecular hybridization has provided important results that could lead to a better understanding of the natural history of leishmaniasis.
Authors:
Fernanda S Oliveira; Reginaldo P Brazil; Raquel S Pacheco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article     Date:  2005-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in parasitology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1471-4922     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Parasitol.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-15     Completed Date:  2006-01-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100966034     Medline TA:  Trends Parasitol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  552-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, 21040-900 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. fernandac@ioc.fiocruz.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brazil / epidemiology
DNA, Protozoan / analysis
Disease Reservoirs*
Endemic Diseases*
Humans
Leishmania / genetics,  isolation & purification
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous / epidemiology*,  transmission
Leishmaniasis, Visceral / epidemiology*,  transmission
Nucleic Acid Hybridization / methods
Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods*
Rodent Diseases / parasitology,  transmission
Rodentia / parasitology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Protozoan
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Trends Parasitol. 2005 Dec;21(12):550-2   [PMID:  16226490 ]

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