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Leishmania Strain Reference List

Strains

Leishmania Strain Reference List
Leishmania Species (ICN)sort iconLocationInternational Code Number
L.(L.)aethiopicaOld WorldMHOM/ET/1972/L100+
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldIFLA/BR/1967/PH8
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldMHOM/BR/1973/M2269+
L.(L.)amazonensisNew WorldMHOM/BR/1973/M1845
L.(L.)arabica*Old WorldMPSA/SA/1983/JISH220+
L.(L.)archibaldiOld Worldnot chosen
L.(L.)aristedesi**New WorldMORY/PA/1969/GML3+
L.(L.)chagasiNew WorldMHOM/BR/19??0/PP75+
L.(L.)deaneiNew WorldMCOE/BR/1974/M2674+
L.(L.)donovaniOld WorldMHOM/IN/1980/DD8+

S = Sauroleishmania.
Type status of reference strain:* = holotype; ** paratype; *** = neotype.
+ recommended by WHO (1990)
1 There is controversy as to the inclusion of these parasites within the genus Leishmania
World Health Organization. Control of the leishmaniasis. Report of a WHO Expert Committee. Wld Hlth Org Techn Rep Ser 1990; 793:1-158.