Leishmania infantum and Human Visceral Leishmaniasis, Argentina
Alejandra Barrio , Cecilia M. Parodi, Fabricio Locatelli, María C. Mora, Miguel A. Basombrío, Masataka Korenaga, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi, María F. García Bustos, Alberto Gentile, and Jorge D. Marco
Author affiliations: Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta, Argentina (A. Barrio, C.M. Parodi, M.C. Mora, M.A. Basombrío, M.F. García Bustos, J.D. Marco); Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan (F. Locatelli, M. Korenaga, Y. Hashiguchi); Ministerio de Salud Pública-Provincia de Salta, Salta (A. Gentile)
Figure A1. Incidence of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in northern Argentina. Map at left indicates location of study area (right). Circle indicates location of farm where the patient (44-year-old man) in this study worked. Light green area indicates dry Chaco region, where VL is endemic and human cases have been found.
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