Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ismailiya Governorate, Egypt

Morsy, T.A.; el Missiry, A.G.; Fayad, M.E.

Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology 14(1): 7-14


Examination of 450 outpatients attending the public health centre in Kantara Gharb, Ismailiya Governorate, Egypt, revealed active cutaneous leishmaniasis in 28 (6.2%), based on smear examination and culture in NNN medium. 26 patients had more than one sore, mainly on the lower limbs.