Association between NO•-susceptibility of the Leishmania isolate and size of the initial cutaneous lesion in CL patients. Patients (n = 14) with cutaneous leishmaniasis were assessed for lesion size at the time of clinical presentation. This is graphed with the correlating 4 NO•-resistant Leishmania
3 L (L.) amazonensis
L. (V.) braziliensisor 10 NO•-susceptible Leishmania
L (L.) amazonensis
L (V.) brazilienis
), (p = 0.01, Mann-Whitey nonparametric test).