Kala-Azar is a Neglected Tropical DiseaseSujit K Bhattacharya1*, Aditya P Dash2 and Probhat Sinha3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sujit K Bhattacharya
Glocal Hospital, Krishnanagore, West Bengal, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 12, 2016; Accepted date: November 13, 2016; Published date: November 16, 2016
Citation: Bhattacharya SK, Dash AP, Sinha P (2016) Kala-Azar is a Neglected Tropical Disease. J Mol Imag Dynamic 6:i107. doi:10.4172/2155-9937.1000i107
Copyright: © 2016 Bhattacharya SK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Visceral Leishmaniasis or Kala-azar is prevalent in many countries worldwide. The disease is one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTD). The symptoms and signs of the disease include prolonged fever, loss of weight, anaemia, and liver and spleen enlargements. In the Indian Sub-continent, India, Bangladesh and Nepal are highly endemic for Kala-azar.