"Leishmania" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A genus of flagellate protozoa comprising several species that are pathogenic for humans. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and a promastigote stage in their life cycles. As a result of enzymatic studies this single genus has been divided into two subgenera: Leishmania leishmania and Leishmania viannia. Species within the Leishmania leishmania subgenus include: L. aethiopica, L. arabica, L. donovani, L. enrietti, L. gerbilli, L. hertigi, L. infantum, L. major, L. mexicana, and L. tropica. The following species are those that compose the Leishmania viannia subgenus: L. braziliensis, L. guyanensis, L. lainsoni, L. naiffi, and L. shawi.
- Leishmania viannia
- Leishmania viannias
- viannia, Leishmania
- viannias, Leishmania
- Leishmania (Viannia)
- Leishmanias (Viannia)
- Leishmania (Leishmania)
- Leishmanias (Leishmania)
- Leishmania leishmania
- Leishmania leishmanias
- leishmania, Leishmania
- leishmanias, Leishmania
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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leishmania" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Leishmania" was a major or minor topic of these publication.