To characterize the exposures and practices of U.S. travelers who acquired cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Americas and to highlight problems they encountered in seeking medical care from U.S. physicians.
A retrospective review of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Drug Service records and a telephone survey of patients.
Fifty-nine civilian U.S. travelers with American cutaneous leishmaniasis for whom the Drug Service released sodium stibogluconate between 1 January 1985 and 30 April 1990; 58 travelers (98%) were interviewed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Peau pathologie, Infection, Epidémiologie, Homme, Leishmaniose, Protozoose, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Skin disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Human, Leishmaniasis, Protozoal disease, United States, North America, America
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Code Inist : 002B05E02B3. Création : 199406.