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kala-azar


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A disease (visceral leishmaniasis) in which there is enlargement of the liver and spleen, anaemia, wasting, and fever. Caused by infection with Leishmania donovani and spread by the bite of infected sand flies.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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