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ClinQuiz: Parasitology - Answer 4C


4C) Incorrect. While it is theoretically possible for Leishmania species infection to be transmitted from a person to a dog after subinoculation of organisms, such as with a needle-stick accident, the likelihood of this occurring is low. However, dogs are considered the primary reservoir host of Leishmania species in endemic areas where sandflies are the primary means of transmission.11

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