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Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1996 Sep-Oct;90(5):503-4.

Meriones libycus and Rhombomys opimus (Rodentia: Gerbillidae) are the main reservoir hosts in a new focus of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran.

Yaghoobi-Ershadi MR, Akhavan AA, Mohebali M

School of Public Health, Teheran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 629

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 62 vector exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Leishmania major
Risk factors Species Specificity
Outcomes Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Species Gerbillinae
Locations location map
Iran E¶fahån Fami (populated place)
Matinabad (populated place)
Natanz (populated place)
Iran (general) Isfahan (region)

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