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Table 2 The 30 top Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) words in leishmaniasis articles published during the 1945-2010 period

From: Bibliometric analysis of leishmaniasis research in Medline (1945-2010)

MeSH N. of documents %
Animals 8.564 41.2
Animals & Humans 6.036 29.0
Leishmaniasis. Visceral 6.216 29.9
Male 5.514 26.5
Female 5.431 26.1
Leishmania 5.034 24.2
Leishmaniasis 4.991 24.0
Humans 4.531 21.8
Mice 3.852 18.5
Leishmaniasis. Cutaneous 3.848 18.5
Adult 3.295 15.9
Leishmania donovani 2.896 13.9
Antiprotozoal Agents 2.604 12.5
Mice. Inbred BALB C 2.125 10.2
Child 2.039 9.8
Leishmania major 1.937 9.3
Adolescent 1.825 8.8
Middle Aged 1.807 8.7
Macrophages 1.575 7.6
Dogs 1.513 7.3
Molecular Sequence Data 1.447 7.0
Antigens. Protozoan 1.447 7.0
Child. Preschool 1.428 6.9
Leishmania infantum 1.402 6.7
Insect Vectors 1.343 6.5
Protozoan Proteins 1.233 5.9
Antibodies. Protozoan 1.182 5.7
Leishmania mexicana 1.182 5.7
Psychodidae 1.126 5.4
Dog Diseases 1.125 5.4
Cricetinae 1.038 5.0