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Table 1 Distribution of Leishmania species and zymodemes by lesion type and geographic origin

From: Leishmania isoenzyme polymorphisms in Ecuador: Relationships with geographic distribution and clinical presentation

   Geographical region
Leishmania species Zymodeme Pacific lowlands Pacific highlands inter-Andean valleys Amazonian lowlands
L. L. amazonensis Z1 ulcer (1) ulcer (1) - ulcer (1)
  Z2 ulcer (4) ulcer (3) - -
L. V. panamensis Z3 - LRC (4), ulcer (1), E (1), DL (1) - -
  Z4 - LRC (2) - -
  Z5 - LRC (2), ulcer (1) - -
  Z7 ulcer (1) - - -
  Z8 ulcer (1) ulcer (1) - ulcer (1)
  Z15 - S (1) - -
  Z16 - ulcer (2), papular (1), S (1) - -
L. V. guyanensis Z11 ulcer (1) - - -
  Z12 - - - ulcer (3)
  Z13 - ulcer (2) - -
  Z14 - ulcer (1) - -
L. V. braziliensis Z6 - - - ulcer (1), MCL (1)
  Z9 - - - MCL (1)
  Z10 - - - MCL (2)
L. L. mexicana Z17 DCL(1) - - -
  Z18 - - ulcer (3), papular (1) -
  Z19 - - papular (1) -
  Z20 - - papular (5) -
L. L. major Z21 ulcer (1) - papular (1) -
  1. Number of isolates are shown in parentheses. DCL, diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis; LRC, leishmaniasis recidiva cutis; MCL, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis; S, sporotrichoid; E, erysipeloid.