Leishmania Epidemiology


Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYsort iconSPECIESType of Disease
MexicoL.(L.) mexicanaCL, ADCL
MexicoL.(L.) sp.CL, ADCL 6
NicaraguaL.(L.) chagasiVL
NicaraguaL.(V.) braziliensis/panamensisCL
NicaraguaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
NicaraguaL.(V.) panamensisCL, MCL
PanamaL.(L.) aristedesiCL
PanamaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL
PanamaL.(V.) panamensisCL
PanamaLeishmania sp.MCL

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;