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Leishmania Strain Reference List

Strains

Leishmania Strain Reference List
Leishmania Species (ICN)LocationInternational Code Numbersort icon
S.gymnodactyliOld World
S.tarentolaeOld World
S.adleriOld World
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldIFLA/BR/1967/PH8
L.(V.)colombiensis*New WorldIHAR/CO/1985/CL500
L.(V.)utingensisNew WorldITUB/BR/1977/M4694
L.(L.)enriettii*New WorldMCAV/BR/1945/L88+
L.(V.)shawi*New WorldMCEB/BR/1984/M8408
L.(L.) herreri1New WorldMCHO/CR/??/CR1016
L.(V.)equatorensis1*New WorldMCHO/EC/1982/Lspl

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.