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Table 4 Leishmania species identified by PS-PCR causing ATL in NW Argentina

From: Polymorphism-specific PCR enhances the diagnostic performance of American tegumentary leishmaniasis and allows the rapid identification of Leishmania species from Argentina

Leishmaniaspp. Prevalence Total (%)
SCL MultCL DSCL MCL
L. (V.) braziliensis 15 4 2 7 28 (90.3)
L. (V.) guyanensis - 2 - - 2 (6.5)
L. (V.) panamensis 1 - - - 1 (3.2)
L. mexicana or donovani complex - - - - 0 (−)
  1. ATL = American tegumentary leishmaniasis; SCL = single cutaneous leishmaniasis; MultCL = multiple cutaneous leishmaniasis; DSCL = disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis; MCL = mucocutaneous leishmaniasis.