Arch Iran Med. 2016;19(2): 0-0.
PMID: 26838089
Scopus ID: 84957597646
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Case Report

A History of Leishmaniasis in Iran from 19th Century Onward

Mohammad Hossein Azizi * , Moslem Bahadori, Shahriar Dabiri, Simin Shamsi Meymandi, Farzaneh Azizi


The history of leishmaniasis dates back to the distant past; however, its etiologic agent was unidentified until the mid-19th century. Here is an overview of some historical aspects of leishmaniasis in Iran mainly focused on the cutaneous form, from the mid-19th century onwards. In addition, short biographies of several contemporary researchers and experts of leishmaniasis and their achievements in the past decades are presented.

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ePublished: 01 Feb 2016
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