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Found Leishman-Donovan bodies 1 time.

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1. Leishman-Donovan bodies
Small spheres found in the spleen and liver of patients with visceral leishmaniasis . The spheres are an alternate, non flagellated form of the parasitic protozoan Leishmania donovani which occurs once the parasite has invaded the cell s of the reticuloendothelial system in the patient's organs. The spheres are named after Sir William Leishman and Charles Donovan.