DNA vaccine for Leishmaniasis

A neglected disease of the tropical countries, leishmaniases  or kala-azar, is caused by a single-celled (protozoan) parasite, Leishmania, that enters the human body when  infected sand flies inoculate the parasite into the skin during its blood meal. The disease clinically ranges from localized cutaneous lesions that heal quickly to mucosal and visceral leishmaniasis that is almost … Continue reading DNA vaccine for Leishmaniasis