Folia Parasitologica, vol. 29 (1982), issue 2

Folia Parasitologica 29[2] 183 (1982)

Short communications. A case of cutaneous leishmaniasis with the isolation of the parasite.

M Giboda, M Maloveská

Cutaneous leishmaniasis of the zoonotic, rural type caused by Leishmania major was dignosed in a Czechoslovak citizen returning from Iraq. a Leishmania strain was isolated for the first time in Czechoslovakia from the skin lesion on the right forearm of the patient. No treatment was necessary because spontaneous healing of the lesion was well under way.

Published: June 1, 1982