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Leishmania tropica

"Leishmania tropica" 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.

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A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and rodents. This taxonomic complex includes species which cause a disease called Oriental sore which is a form of cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) of the Old World.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leishmania tropica" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Leishmania tropica" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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