Which age group has the highest risk for leishmaniasis?

Updated: Feb 18, 2020
  • Author: Craig G Stark, MD, FACP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg), FISTM; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

Children are at greater risk than adults in endemic areas. Incomplete therapy of the initial disease is a risk factor for recurrence.


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