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Leishmania Strain Reference List

Strains

Leishmania Strain Reference List
Leishmania Species (ICN)sort iconLocationInternational Code Number
S.gymnodactyliOld World
S. hoogstraaliOld WorldRHEM/SD/1963/NG26
S.tarentolaeOld World

S = Sauroleishmania.
Type status of reference strain:* = holotype; ** paratype; *** = neotype.
+ recommended by WHO (1990)
1 There is controversy as to the inclusion of these parasites within the genus Leishmania
World Health Organization. Control of the leishmaniasis. Report of a WHO Expert Committee. Wld Hlth Org Techn Rep Ser 1990; 793:1-158.