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Last Modified: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:36:56 IST
Disease name
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
Leishmaniosis is not a single entity but comprises a variety of syndromes caused primarily by at least 16 Leishmania species affecting humans, transmitted by phlebotomine sandflies belonging to the genera Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia. Leishmaniosis is associated with and limited by the geographic distribution of its sandfly vectors. Fifteen nosogeographical entities have been classified worldwide, of which 13 have an established or putative zoonotic nature
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible
RVL Division
Micheál Casey SSRO
Link to relevant external website