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The unicellular protozoan parasite Leishmania causes the neglected tropical disease leishmaniasis, affecting 12 million people in… Expand Kinetoplastid parasites of the Leishmania genus cause several forms of leishmaniasis. Leishmania species pathogenic to human are… Expand The principal agent of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (MCL) is the South American protozoan parasite Leishmania (Viannia… Expand Evidence of Leishmania infection was found in small mammals captured between 1996 and 2000 in the Amaraji region, Pernambuco… Expand Using ubiquitous primers which amplify the variable parts of kDNA minicircle of all Leishmania spp, we obtained for Leishmania… Expand Abstract. The ability to differentiate reference strains of Leishmania. (Leishmania) amazonensis, L. (L.) chagasi, Leishmania… Expand Leishmania species of the subgenus Viannia are responsible for a large proportion of New World leishmaniasis. Here we report the… Expand Chromosomal size polymorphism in Leishmania of subgenus Viannia has been correlated with eco-geography. The sizes of chromosomes… Expand We have detected antibodies, in the sera of Chagas disease, Kala-azar and Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis patients, that bind… Expand Sequence analysis of Leishmania (Viannia) kDNA minicircles and analysis of multiple sequence alignments of the conserved region… Expand