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Volume 82, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Surinam is generally caused by infection by . We report three cases of infection with () , a species not described from Surinam before. Treatment with pentamidine proved to be effective.

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  • Received : 25 Jun 2009
  • Accepted : 26 Dec 2009

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