Fw: RE: Occurance of leishmaniasis in Southeast Asia
Micah I. Krichevsky
micahk at helix.nih.gov
Wed Jun 5 10:24:01 BRT 1996
On Wed, 5 Jun 1996, Dr Robert Davidson wrote:
> I suggest you talk to Philippe Desjeux, Medical Officer for Leish control,
> WHO, Geneva on ++ 41 22 791 3870 or fax ++ 41 22 791 0746.
> In the WHO publication "Information on the Epidemiology and Control of the
> Leishmaniases by country or territory" (WHO/LEISH/91.30) there is no mention
> of the countries you list. Other texts state them to be unaffected. The
> distribution of sandlfiles is probably the key to this -
> again, standard texts show them to be absent from SE Asia
> Robert Davidson
> In message Tue, 4 Jun 1996 15:55:33 -0300,
> "Micah I. Krichevsky" <> writes:
> > I would very much appreciate information on the occurance of leishmaniasis
> > in Southeast Asia. There seems to be confusing information on which
> > countries have which organisms (if at all). The special need is for
> > information on those countries in the Mekong watershed, i.e., Vietnam,
> > Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, and China.
> > Any information or leads to sources of information would be most
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks for your help in this matter.
> > Micah Krichevsky
> > Bionomics International
> > Telephone 1-301-881-2804
> > Fax 1-301-881-1625
> > Internet micahk at helix.nih.gov or micahk at atcc.org
Thank you for the contact information. I will follow it up. The source of
my confusion is that some sources indicated that the countries were
unaffected, others indicated that at least China and Burma had cases.
Anyone else have any information?
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