Marco Crippa-Rossi

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Leishmania mexicana causes a wide spectrum of clinical diseases. In spite of the variety of clinical forms, no data exist regarding genetic polymorphism of L. mexicana. We analyzed the polymorphism of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and the small subunit rRNA genes of 3 reference strains and 24 Mexican isolates of L. mexicana, by means of polymerase(More)
Leishmania mexicana mexicana isolates from 23 patients with localized, diffuse, and an atypical "pseudodiffuse" form of cutaneous leishmaniasis were obtained in various endemic regions of Mexico. Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of kinetoplast DNA was done with nine different endonucleases in addition to an in vitro growth pattern analysis.(More)
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