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Non-Leishmania Parasite in Fatal Visceral Leishmaniasis Like Disease, Brazil

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Maruyama, Sandra R. [1] ; de Santana, Alynne K. M. [2, 3] ; Takamiya, Nayore T. [1] ; Takahashi, Talita Y. [1] ; Rogerio, Luana A. [1] ; Oliveira, Caio A. B. [1] ; Milanezi, Cristiane M. [3] ; Trombela, Viviane A. [3] ; Cruz, Angela K. [3] ; Jesus, Amelia R. [2] ; Barreto, Aline S. [2] ; da Silva, Angela M. [2] ; Almeida, Roque P. [2] ; Ribeiro, Jose M. [4] ; Silva, Joao S. [5]
Total Authors: 15
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Sergipe, Aracaju - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto - Brazil
[4] NIH, Rockville, MD - USA
[5] Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz Biinst, Ribeirao Preto - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases; v. 25, n. 11, p. 2088-2092, NOV 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

Through whole-genome sequencing analysis, we identified non-Leishmania parasites isolated from a man with a fatal visceral leishmaniasis-like illness in Brazil. The parasites infected mice and reproduced the patient's clinical manifestations. Molecular epidemiologic studies are needed to ascertain whether a new infectious disease is emerging that can be confused with leishmaniasis. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/05767-1 - Tools for nucleic acid manipulation in samples of Visceral Leishmaniasis
Grantee:Nayore Tamie Takamiya
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Technical Training Program - Technical Training
FAPESP's process: 19/03095-9 - Screening of clinical isolates of Leishmania sp. for genome sequencing
Grantee:Talita Yuri Takahashi
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 17/16328-6 - Visceral Leishmaniasis: genomics approaches for integrated molecular analysis of host and parasite.
Grantee:Sandra Regina Costa Maruyama
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Young Researchers
FAPESP's process: 16/20258-0 - Visceral leishmaniasis: genomics approaches for integrated molecular analysis of host and parasite
Grantee:Sandra Regina Costa Maruyama
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/08216-2 - CRID - Center for Research in Inflammatory Diseases
Grantee:Fernando de Queiroz Cunha
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC
FAPESP's process: 18/26799-9 - Phenotypic characterization and genomic analysis of Crithidia-like parasites obtained from patients diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis
Grantee:Luana Aparecida Rogerio
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master