Comparative microsatellite typing of new world leishmania infantum reveals low heterogeneity among populations and its recent old world origin.
- Autores: Alam MZ, Cupolillo E, Feliciangeli MD, Ferreira GE, Kuhls K, Mauricio IL, Miles MA, Oddone R, Schönian G, Wirth T
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Comparative+microsatellite+typing+of+new+world+Leishmania+infantum+reveals+low+heterogeneity+among+populations+and+its+recent+old+world+origin.
Leishmania infantum (syn. L. chagasi) is the causative agent of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the New World (NW) with endemic regions extending from southern USA to northern Argentina.