Leishmaniasis : Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Introduction – Leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite. This parasite typically lives in infected sand flies. You can contract it from a bite of an infected sandfly. The sand flies that carry the parasite typically reside in tropical and subtropical environments. There are several different …

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Q-Fever: Symptoms, Complications and Management.

Definition of Q-Fever Q-Fever is a disease characterized by high fever, chills, muscular pains, headache, and sometimes pneumonia that is caused by a bacterium (Coxiella burnetii of the family Coxiellaceae) of which domestic animals serve as reservoirs and that is transmitted to humans especially by inhalation of infective airborne bacteria …

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