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Leishmania mexicana venezuelensis

 

Definition: a more recently described subspecies of Leishmania mexicana from Venezuela that causes indolent, nodular, single lesions of cutaneous leishmaniasis to develop, sometimes with curable disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis; infection has also been found in equines.

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