Leptomonas seymouri Current Affairs, GK & News

Scientists link new virus to kala-azar

Scientists have found that parasite called Leptomonas seymouri hosting virus called Lepsey NLV1 may be also responsible for spread of kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis). Earlier it was believed that parasite Leishmania donovani (sandfly) alone is responsible for spread of the dreaded infection. Key Facts Scientists have found that Leptomonas seymouri parasite hosts virus called Lepsey NLV1 ..