Leishmania Parasite Life Cycle: Leishmaniasis is a Parasitic Disease Caused by a Protozoan

Leishmania parasites are a group of closely related parasites that are transmitted to humans by the bite of a sand fly. They are protozoa belonging to the taxonomic genus Leishmania—tiny single celled parasites that cause leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis takes different forms: cutaneous, visceral, and mucocutaneous. The … Continue reading Leishmania Parasite Life Cycle: Leishmaniasis is a Parasitic Disease Caused by a Protozoan