Leishmania Epidemiology


Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYSPECIESsort iconType of Disease
BoliviaL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
ParaguayL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
ColombiaL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
French GuyanaL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
BrazilL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL, MCL 2 , VL 3
PanamaL.(L.) aristedesiCL
GuatemalaL.(L.) chagasiVL
GuadeloupeL.(L.) chagasiVL
VenezuelaL.(L.) chagasiVL
ColombiaL.(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;