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Table 3 Positivity of Leishmania sp. specific PCRs performed on DNA extracted from different tissues of small mammals and dogs

From: Mixed infection of Leishmania infantum and Leishmania braziliensis in rodents from endemic urban area of the New World

Host specie Ear skin Tail skin Bone marrow Liver Spleen Blood
M. musculus 12.5% 17.4% 5% 56.5% 60.9% NR
R. rattus 15.8% 5.3% 5.3% 26.3% 5.3% NR
R. norvegicus 33.3% 33.3% 0% 55.5% 0% NR
N. lasiurus 0% 0% 0% 60% 60% NR
C. subflavus 0% 0% 20% 60% 40% NR
D. albiventris 3% 38.2% 6.1% 14.7% 20.6% NR
D. aurita 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% NR
C. familiaris DG1 NR NR NR NR NR 31.5%
C. familiaris DG2 25.7% NR 32.9% NR NR 21.4%
  1. NR_Unrealised.