Leishmaniases in the European Union and Neighboring Countries

Eduardo Berriatua, Carla Maia, Cláudia Conceição, Yusuf Özbel, Seray Töz, Gad Baneth, Pedro Pérez-Cutillas, Maria Ortuño, Clara Muñoz, Zarima Jumakanova, Andre Pereira, Rafael Rocha, Begoña Monge-Maillo, Elkhan Gasimov, Yves Van der Stede, Gregorio Torres, Céline M Gossner

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A questionnaire survey of animal and human health authorities in Europe revealed that leishmaniases are not notifiable in all countries with autochthonous cases. Few countries implement surveillance and control targeting both animal and human infections. Leishmaniases are considered emergent diseases in most countries, and lack of resources is a challenge for control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1723-1727
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


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