Ecology of phlebotomine sandflies and putative reservoir hosts of leishmaniasis in a border area in Northeastern Mexico: implications for the risk of transmission of Leishmania mexicana in Mexico and the USA
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in south central Texas. There have been at least eight cases, four of which have been reported since 1980. An additional case of cutaneous leishmaniasis is reported in a 56-year-old woman from Sandia, Texas. The diagnosis was confirmed by culture of Leishmania mexicana var. mexicana.