Volume 88, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



The government of Nepal has committed to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis (VL) by 2015. The expansion of VL into new areas would constitute a major obstacle to achieving this goal. We report a series of autochthonous VL cases from areas currently considered non-endemic, mostly in hilly regions of Nepal.


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  • Received : 17 Aug 2012
  • Accepted : 03 Nov 2012
  • Published online : 06 Feb 2013

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