Leishmania Epidemiology


Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYsort iconSPECIESType of Disease
VenezuelaL.(V.) colombiensisVL 7
VenezuelaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
VenezuelaL.(V.) braziliensis/L.(V.) guyanensisCL
VenezuelaL.(L.) venezuelensisCL
VenezuelaL.(L.) pifanoiCL, ADCL
VenezuelaL.(L.) garnhamiCL
VenezuelaL.(L.) chagasiVL
U.S.A.L.(L.) mexicanaCL, ADCL 6
SurinamLeishmania sp.CL
PeruL.(V.) peruvianaCL

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;