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Comment & Response
January 9, 2019

Endemic Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence in the United States

Author Affiliations
  • 1Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control Program, Public Health Region 7, Temple, Texas
JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4951

To the Editor The recently published article by McIlwee and colleagues1 provides valuable insight into a protozoal disease the transmission of which within the United States (predominantly Texas) has been largely underrecognized by the US medical community. We would like to commend the authors for publishing this work and briefly expand on some topics presented that we believe warrant clarification and further discussion.

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