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Research Article

Atypical Systemic Leishmaniasis to Be Considered in the Differential of Patients Presenting with Depressed Immunity

  • Nuha Nuwayri-Salti mail,

    nuhaakanoueiri@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Human Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Department of Pediatrics, Rafic Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

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  • Khouzama Knio,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

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  • Adham Jammoul,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Rajaa Fakhoury,

    Affiliation: Biological and Environmental Science Department, Faculty of Science, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

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  • Karim A. Sarhane,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

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  • Hania Nakkash-Chmaisse

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

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  • Published: August 21, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001782

About the Authors

Nuha Nuwayri-Salti
Department of Human Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Nuha Nuwayri-Salti
Department of Pediatrics, Rafic Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
Khouzama Knio
Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Adham Jammoul
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Rajaa Fakhoury
Biological and Environmental Science Department, Faculty of Science, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon
Karim A. Sarhane
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Hania Nakkash-Chmaisse
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

Corresponding Author

Email: nuhaakanoueiri@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NNS KK AJ RF KAS HNC. Performed the experiments: NNS KAS AJ RF HNC KK. Analyzed the data: NNS KK AJ RF KAS HNC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NNS KK AJ RF KAS HNC. Wrote the paper: NNS KK AJ RF KAS HNC.