22291 - DR. I. SELVARAJ I.R.M.S B.SC., M.B.B.S.,D.P.H.,...

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DR. I. SELVARAJ I.R.M.S Sr.D.M.O/ON STUDY LEAVE INDIAN RAILWAY MEDICAL SERVICE
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kala azar, black fever, sandfly disease, Dum-Dum fever and espundia.   SYNONYMS
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PROMASTIGOTES AMASTIGOTES
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The leishmaniasis is endemic in 88 countries on five continents—Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America. 350 million people at risk. 12 million people are affected by leishmaniasis 1.5-2 million new cases of leishmaniasis estimated to occur annually. 500 000 new cases of VL which occur annually   GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION
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INDIA WEST BENGAL,ANDRA PRADESH,BIHAR, ASSAM, EASTERN UTTAR PRADESH, COASTAL REGION OF HIGHEST NUMBER OF KALA-AZAR CASES IN MADRAS CITY (18682) OCCURRED DURING THE DECADE 1951 TO 1960. THEREAFTER IT HAS SHOWN A CONTINUOUS DOWNWARD TREND. A TOTAL OF 223 CASES OF KALA-AZAR WERE REPORTED FROM 1971 TO 1983 IN MADRAS AND THE MEAN INCIDENCE OF 28 CASES WERE REPORTED BETWEEN 1971 AND 1977. FROM 1978 TO 1983 AN AVERAGE OF 4 CASES
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