Transmission of Leishmania donovani


    WE have received the following telegram from New Delhi, dated Feb. 19: "Lieut.-Col. Shortt reports successful transmission of Leishmania donovani to Chinese hamster by bites of artificially infected Phlebotornus argentipes. Hamster bitten repeatedly during twelve months ; generalised infection found seventeen months after experiment began—Scientific India."

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    Transmission of Leishmania donovani. Nature 127, 308 (1931).

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