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Table 4 Identification of Leishmania by the sequencing of the LnPCR product in samples 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 species (n) Sample Leishmania Complex
L . b L . d L . b+L . d L . m Leishmania sp
M. musculus (20) ** 55% 10% 10% 0% 25%
R. rattus (09) ** 44.4% 0% 11.2% 0% 44.4%
R. norvegicus (06) ** 66.6% 16.7% 0% 0% 16.7%
N. lasiurus (03) ** 100% 0% 0% 0% 0%
C. subflavus (04) ** 50% 25% 0% 0% 25%
D. albiventris (21) ** 47.6% 19% 0% 0% 33.4%
C. familiaris DG1 (28) Blood 82% 18% 0% 0% 0%
C. familiaris DG2 (34) ** 5.9% 82.3% 0% 5.9% 5.9%
  1. **Identification carried out in at least one positive tissue by the PCR, including ear skin, tail skin, liver, spleen, and bone marrow for the small mammals and blood, ear skin, and bone marrow for DG2. L. b (Leishmania braziliensis), L. d (L. donovani), L.m (L.mexicana).