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Table 1 Reported and estimated incidence of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the Southern Caucasus, Central Asia, Southern Russia and the Crimean Peninsula for the five years from 2004 to 2008. Data abstracted from Table 5 given in Alvar et al., 2012 [9]

From: A narrative review of visceral leishmaniasis in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, the Crimean Peninsula and Southern Russia

Estimated annual VL incidence Reported cases/year Country Geographical area
10-30 7 Armenia Southern Caucasus
60-110 28 Azerbaijan
330-660 164 Georgia
2-4 1 Kazakhstan Central Asia
? 0 Kyrgystan
30-60 15 Tajikistan
? 0 Turkmenistan
10-30 7 Uzbekistan
? ? Russia Northern Caucasus
4-7 2 Crimea Crimean Peninsula