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VLVila (Portuguese: village; postal usage)
VLVoltage
VLVille
VLVerbotene Liebe (German: Forbidden Love; TV series)
VLVirtual Library
VLViolin
VLVisible Light
VLVolume License (software)
VLVideo Local (Video Electronics Standards Association)
VLVermögenswirksame Leistungen (German: employer payments for wealth formation)
VLVulgar Latin
VLVisual Language
VLVice Lords (gang)
VLVote Leave (UK)
VLVisceral Leishmaniasis
VLVarious Locations
VLVatos Locos (Spanish gaming forum)
VLVolume Label
VLVertical Launch
VLVariable Life (insurance)
VLVirtual Laboratory
VLVoodoo Lounge (Rolling Stones album)
VLVector Length
VLValeur Locative (French: Rental Value)
VLVacation Leave
VLVertical Landing
VLVeronica Lake (actress)
VLVlastos (Greek philatelic catalog)
VLVegetable Lasagna
VLVapor Line
VLVictory Liner (bus company, Philippines)
VLVirgin Lips
VLVirtual Live
VLVertical Ladder
VLVoluntary Leaving (employment)
VLVoltage Limiting
VLVoshon Lenard (basketball player)
VLVancouver Lacrosse
VLVisited-nodes List
VLValue of Labor inputs (economics)
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Challenges in the therapy of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: A public health perspective.
Liposomal amphotericin B is the only drug approved (by the US Food and Drug Administration) for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis. The conventional preparation amphotericin B deoxycholate is the preferred drug in resource limited establishments, while pentavalent antimonials are the first choice outside Asia.
Therefore, in view of VL status in the city of Maceio and its endemic condition in the State, this work aimed to analyse the epidemiological aspects of human and canine visceral leishmaniasis in Alagoas, Northeast, Brazil, from 2007 to 2013.
infantum chagasi and the presence of Lutzomyia longipalpis circulating in the peridomicile environment (BRILHANTE et al., 2015a) together with insufficient knowledge of the population about the disease, its severity and the forms of transmission, points to the possibility of introducing visceral leishmaniasis to the residents of that district, as well as for tourists, like other areas of canine cases preceding human cases of parasitosis (GONTIJO & MELO, 2004).
In visceral leishmaniasis, one of the common laboratory findings is reduced serum albumin associated with increased serum globulin.
The case definition used to screen for visceral leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar) included fever for more than 2 weeks duration, pallor, palpable spleen, papular/ nodular cutaneous lesions.
Phlebotomus orientalis Parrot and Phlebotomus martini Parrot are the main vectors of visceral leishmaniasis. Phlebotomus celiae Minter is a probable secondary vector in narrow foci of Ethiopia and Kenya [7, 8].
M, "Epidemiological status of visceral leishmaniasis in Iran: experiences and review of literature," Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pathology, vol.
(15) demonstrated that the deactivating effects of IL-10 regulated the outcome in experimental visceral leishmaniasis and that IL-10 receptor blockade represented a potential immunochemotherapeutic approach in this infection.