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Two cases of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis in Australian travelers visiting Morocco.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20636604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis (OWCL) acquired by travelers to Morocco are described. In Australia, OWCL is more frequently seen in migrants rather than returned travelers. The patients were treated with sodium stibogluconate and fluconazole. Optimal treatment is not established, particularly in returned travelers, but identification of Leishmania species can help with the selection of appropriate therapy.
Andrew J Stewardson; Karin Leder; Joseph Torresi; Douglas F Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of travel medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1708-8305     ISO Abbreviation:  J Travel Med     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-10-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434456     Medline TA:  J Travel Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Antimony Sodium Gluconate / administration & dosage
Antiprotozoal Agents / administration & dosage*
Back / parasitology
Fluconazole / administration & dosage
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous / diagnosis*,  drug therapy*
Middle Aged
Nose / parasitology
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antimony Sodium Gluconate; 0/Antiprotozoal Agents; 86386-73-4/Fluconazole

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