"Leishmania mexicana" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and animals including rodents. The Leishmania mexicana complex causes both cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS) and includes the subspecies amazonensis, garnhami, mexicana, pifanoi, and venezuelensis. L. m. mexicana causes chiclero ulcer, a form of cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS) in the New World. The sandfly, Lutzomyia, appears to be the vector.
- Leishmania mexicana
- Leishmania mexicanas
- mexicana, Leishmania
- Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana
- Leishmania leishmania mexicana
- Leishmania leishmania mexicanas
- leishmania mexicana, Leishmania
- mexicana, Leishmania leishmania
- mexicanas, Leishmania leishmania
Leishmania mexicana mexicana
- Leishmania mexicana mexicana
- Leishmania mexicana mexicanas
- mexicana mexicana, Leishmania
- mexicana mexicanas, Leishmania
- mexicana, Leishmania mexicana
Leishmania mexicana amazonensis
- Leishmania mexicana amazonensis
- Leishmania mexicana amazonenses
- amazonenses, Leishmania mexicana
- amazonensis, Leishmania mexicana
- mexicana amazonensis, Leishmania
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