Leishmania Epidemiology


Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYsort iconSPECIESType of Disease
EcuadorL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
El SalvadorL.(L.) chagasiVL
El SalvadorL.(L.) mexicanaCL
French GuyanaL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
French GuyanaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
French GuyanaL.(V.) guyanensisCL
French GuyanaL.(V.) naiffiCL
GuadeloupeL.(L.) chagasiVL
GuadeloupeLeishmania sp.CL
GuatemalaL.(L.) chagasiVL

1 CL = Cutaneous leishmaniasis, ADCL = Anergic diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis, MCL= Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, VL= Visceral leishmaniasis;
2 In cases of ADCL;
3 Only recorded in a small region of Bahia State, BR;
4 Only in Rio de Janeiro, BR;
5 Localized in Minas Gerais, BR;
6 In Texas on the Mexico/U.S.A. border;
7 Bone marrow only;