Leishmania Epidemiology


Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYSPECIESType of Diseasesort icon
Dominican RepublicL.(L.) mexicana-likeADCL
GuadeloupeLeishmania sp.CL
French GuyanaL.(V.) guyanensisCL
GuatemalaL.(L.) mexicanaCL
GuatemalaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL
El SalvadorL.(L.) mexicanaCL
EcuadorL.(L.) mexicanaCL
Costa RicaL.(L.) mexicanaCL
Costa RicaL.(V.) panamensisCL
EcuadorL.(L.) sp.CL

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;