Leishmania donovani chagasi

Leish·man·i·a don·o·va'n·i cha·ga's·i

a subspecies of Leishmania found in South America, chiefly in Brazil, producing visceral leishmaniasis; infections have been found in domestic dogs and in foxes, although the primary reservoir host is unclear. The vector remains undiscovered, and the taxonomic status of this subspecies is uncertain.
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Neva, "Leishmania donovani chagasi: new clinical variant of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Honduras," The Lancet, vol.
Didelphis marsupialis, an apparent wild reservoir of Leishmania donovani chagasi in Colombia, South America.
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