Genetic polymorphism in Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis detected in mucosal leishmaniasis of HIV-infected and non-HIV-infected patients.

The genetic polymorphism of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis detected in cases of mucosal leishmaniasis (ML) from HIV-infected and non HIV-infected patients was evaluated. Nine samples from three HIV-infected patients and five samples from five non HIV-infected patients were analysed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), low-stringency single-specific primer… (More)