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Disclaimer is Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care, and providers at all levels. is Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. Source Aronson N et al. , Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by e Infectious Diseases Society Of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) [remainder of citation pending publication] Abbreviations BUN, blood urea nitrogen; CBC, complete blood count; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CL, cutaneous leishmaniasis; CPK, creatine phosphokinase; D5W, 5% dextrose in water; DAT, direct agglutination test; DoD, Department of Defense; ECG, electrocardiogram; ELISA, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; EMLA, lidocaine and prilocaine topical anesthetic; FDA, Food and Drug Administration; GI, gastrointestinal; IL, intralesional; IM, intramuscular; IND, Investigational New Drug ; IV, intravenous; kg, kilogram; MBCL, methylbenzethonium chloride; mg, milligram; mL, milliliter; ML, mucosal leishmaniasis; mm, millimeter; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; PO, by mouth; QTc, corrected QT interval (on ECG); rK39, recombinant K39 antigen; Recs, recommendations; SbV, pentavalent antimony; sec, second(s); US, United States; VL, visceral leishmaniasis 106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 For additional copies, order at Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved IDSALEI16123

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