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Table 5 Leishmania species identification

From: Molecular diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis and identification of the causative Leishmania species in Morocco by using three PCR-based assays

PCR assays L. major L. tropica Total
ITS1 PCR 19 25 44
  L. tropica/L. infantum  
Lmj4/Uni21 PCR 15 20 35
  1. NB: one clinical sample identified as L. infantum by ITS1 PCR but negative by the other techniques is not included in this table.