Identification of Old World Leishmania spp. by specific polymerase chain reaction amplification of cysteine proteinase B genes and rapid dipstick detection

T Laurent, G Van der Auwera, M Hide, P Mertens, W Quispe Tintaya, S Deborggraeve, S De Doncker, T Leclipteux, AL Bañuls, P Büscher, JC Dujardin

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    Issue number2
    Pages (from-to)173-181
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Protozoology
    • Leishmania infantum
    • Leishmania donovani
    • Leishmania tropica
    • Leishmania aethiopica
    • Leishmania major
    • Identification
    • Differential diagnosis
    • Rapid diagnostic tests
    • PCR
    • Cysteine protease B
    • Oligochromatography
    • Dipstick

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