Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12105/10397
What is responsible for a large and unusual outbreak of leishmaniasis in Madrid? [Postprint]
Carrillo, Eugenia ISCIII | Cruz, Israel ISCIII | Moreno, Javier ISCIII
Trends Parasitol . 2013 Dec;29(12):579-80.
Several towns in the southwest of Madrid, Spain, have been suffering from an outbreak of leishmaniasis since 2009 and, by December 2012, human infections had increased significantly. Although dogs are the main reservoir host, hares are suspected as a potential culprit for the surprising increase of cases.
Disease Outbreaks | Adolescent | Animals | Child | Disease Reservoirs | Dogs | Hares | Humans | Incidence | Leishmania infantum | Leishmaniasis | Psychodidae | Risk Factors | Spain | Young Adult
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