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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

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2016, Vol. 4, Issue 3
Molecular detection of cutaneous leishmaniasis in human at district Hangu Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Adil U Rehman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sultan Ayaz, Haider Gul, Muhammad Tahseen, Muhammad Ishaq, Sami Ullah, Sajid Ullah Shakir, Samina Jehan

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is parasitic disease which causes severe morbidity and mortality. The present study identified the leishmania infection caused by Leishmania tropica in Hangu. A total of 45 samples were examined through PCR, Microscopy which showed 87.61% (99/113), 53.98% (61/113) thus the sensitivity of PCR is very high as compared to microscopy. During the study 186 bp Leishmania tropica was identified through PCR and presence of Leishmania tropica showed the infected person serum through SDS method analysis respectively.
M; Marker 100bp L7; 186 bp band which is positive.
Fig.: M; Marker 100bp L7; 186 bp band which is positive.
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How to cite this article:
Adil U Rehman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sultan Ayaz, Haider Gul, Muhammad Tahseen, Muhammad Ishaq, Sami Ullah, Sajid Ullah Shakir, Samina Jehan. Molecular detection of cutaneous leishmaniasis in human at district Hangu Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 2016; 4(3): 94-97.
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