Spread of Vector-borne Diseases and Neglect of Leishmaniasis, Europe
Jean-Claude Dujardin* , Lenea Campino†, Carmen Cañavate‡, Jean-Pierre Dedet, Luigi Gradoni¶, Ketty Soteriadou#, Apostolos Mazeris**, Yusuf Ozbel††, and Marleen Boelaert*
Author affiliations: *Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde, Antwerp, Belgium; †Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisbon, Portugal; ‡Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain; §Université Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France; ¶Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy; #Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens, Greece; **National Reference Laboratory for Animal Health, Nicosia, Cyprus; ††Ege University Medical School, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey;
Figure. Leishmaniasis in southern Europe. Distribution of the endemic disease; relative proportion of autochthonous (visceral, cutaneous) and imported human cases and seroprevalence in dogs (from data reported in Table).
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