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Leishmania Epidemiology

Geography

Geographical Distribution of the Neotropical Leishmania Species Found in Man and Their Pathologies
COUNTRYsort iconSPECIESType of Disease
ColombiaL.(V.) colombiensisCL
ColombiaL.(V.) guyanensisCL
ColombiaL.(V.) panamensisCL, MCL
Costa RicaL.(L.) mexicanaCL
Costa RicaL.(V.) braziliensis s.l.CL, MCL
Costa RicaL.(V.) panamensisCL
COUNTRYSPECIESType of Disease 1
Dominican RepublicL.(L.) mexicana-likeADCL
EcuadorL.(L.) mexicanaCL
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;