- Efficacy of cryotherapy and intralesional pentostam in treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasisM S Gurei
Department of Dermatology, Medical School, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
J Egypt Soc Parasitol 30:169-76. 2000..They showed no severe side effects and no significant changes in laboratory values. It is suggested that cryotherapy is an alternative to intralesional pentostam injection...
- Effects of antimonial therapy on serum zinc, copper and iron concentrations in patients with cutaneous Leishmaniasis in TurkeyA Kocyigit
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
J Egypt Soc Parasitol 28:133-42. 1998..322, p < 0.05). The findings showed that CL affects the essential trace element content and these changes began to disappear during antimonial therapy...
- Reactive nitrogen and oxygen intermediates in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasisO Erel
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94:179-83. 1999..These alterations in ROI enable nitric oxide (NO) to amplify its leishmanicidal effect. The determination of ROI and RNI in patients with CL may be a useful tool to evaluate effector mechanisms of NO and clinical manifestations...
- Alterations of serum selenium, zinc, copper, and iron concentrations and some related antioxidant enzyme activities in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasisA Kocyigit
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
Biol Trace Elem Res 65:271-81. 1998..The changes may be a part of defense strategies of organism and are induced by the hormonelike substances...