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Tungiasis presenting as a soft tissue oral leison.
(BioMed Central, 2014-09)
Background: The sand flea Tunga penetrans usually infects the feet and affects primary school-age children and elderly persons in rural Uganda. Tungiasis occurs nationwide but disease outbreaks have been reported in ...
Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Uganda: report of the first case at Mulago National Referral and Teaching Hospital
(Intercontinental Journals, 2012)
The transmission of Leishmania in central Uganda is little known despite that equine leishmaniasis was reported on the mainland in 1926. A case is reported of cutaneous leishmaniasis in an immunocompromised patient, possibly ...
Investigation of a haemorrhagic febrile illness in Nakaseke District, Central Uganda: A case series report
(African Journal of Parasitology Research, 2020-02-05)
Persons in Nakaseke and neighbouring districts within Central Uganda suffered from a haemorrhagic febrile illness. Four tested positive for the Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus, five for the Rift Valley Fever ...
Histological Demonstration of the Organisms Causing Human Tungiasis in Eastern Uganda
(Journal of Cytology & Histology, 2020)
Background: Tungiasis, a neglected tropical ecto-parasitic disease, has resurged in Sub-Saharan Africa, causing public concern and at times confusing diagnosis. In October 2010, following widespread human disease within ...
Detection of Leishmania in human blood and tissue exudate ingested by Tunga penetrans
(International Scholars Journals, 2020-09)
Communities in Uganda are experiencing a multiparasitism, blood microscopy often reveals Leishmania and microfilaria in patients with anaemia, haemorrhage and splenomegaly. Many are likely asymptomatic and probably exposed ...