9. Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch9

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous and Mucosal, Old World, in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • Leishmaniasis, cutaneous and mucosal, Old World;
  • Leishmania species, protozoa of Trypanosomatidae;
  • Leishmaniasis, visceral;
  • parasite, kinetoplastida;
  • loiasis, Loa loa filariasis, African eyeworm;
  • malaria, Plasmodium falciparum;
  • Knowlesi malaria, simian malaria;
  • Plasmodium knowlesi, intacellular protozoan parasite


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Leishmaniasis, Visceral

  • Loiasis

  • Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum

  • Malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi