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Leishmania Epidemiology

Geography

Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYsort iconSPECIESType of Disease
ArgentinaL.(L.) chagasiVL
ArgentinaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL
BelizeL.(L.) mexicanaCL
BelizeL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL
BoliviaL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL
BoliviaL.(L.) chagasiVL
BoliviaL.(L.) sp.CL
BoliviaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
BrazilL.(L.) amazonensisCL, ADCL, MCL 2 , VL 3
BrazilL.(L.) chagasiVL, (CL 4 )

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;