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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 231-234
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2004/680153
Case Report

Microscopy and Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Leishmania chagasi in the Pleural and Ascitic Fluid of a Patient with AIDS: Case Report and Review of Diagnosis and Therapy of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Ada RS Diehl, Rodrigo P dos Santos, Ricardo Zimmerman, Letícia P Luz, Tanara Weiss, Pedro Jacobson, and Luciano Z Goldani

Section of Infectious Diseases and Section of Cytopathology Laboratory, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Received 7 January 2004; Accepted 20 July 2004

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How to Cite this Article

Ada RS Diehl, Rodrigo P dos Santos, Ricardo Zimmerman, et al., “Microscopy and Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Leishmania chagasi in the Pleural and Ascitic Fluid of a Patient with AIDS: Case Report and Review of Diagnosis and Therapy of Visceral Leishmaniasis,” Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 231-234, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1155/2004/680153.