Leishmania mexicana mexicana


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Leish·man·i·a mex·i·ca'n·a mex·i·ca'n·a

a species described from Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize; agent of a form of New World cutaneous leishmaniasis called chiclero ulcer, associated with chicle gum and mahogany forest workers. The New World sandfly, Lutzomyia olmeca, is a proven vector of this subspecies.
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