Leishmania Strain Reference List


Leishmania Strain Reference List
Leishmania Species (ICN)sort iconLocationInternational Code Number
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldMHOM/BR/1973/M1845
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldIFLA/BR/1967/PH8
L.(L.)aethiopicaOld WorldMHOM/ET/1972/L100+

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.