Phenogram of the 56 Ecuadorian
isolates and 9 WHO reference strains. 2A shows the 17 zymodemes from patients infected in the forest of Pacific and Amazon region. 2B shows 4 zymodemes identified from the inter-Andean area. The Leishmania species identified are shown at the end of the branches with the type of clinical lesions and number of subjects in parentheses. Lamaz – L. amazonensis, Lbraz – L. braziliensis, Lguy – L. guyanensis, Lmex – L. mexicana, Lpan – L. panamensis, Lperuv – L. peruviana. U, ulcer; DCL, diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis; LRC, leishmaniasis recidiva cutis; E, erysipeloid; S, sporotrichoid; P, papular or Uta-like, and MCL, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis.