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Table 1 Overview of Leishmania strains used

From: Real-time PCR using FRET technology for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis species differentiation

Species Strain Parasite culture Biopsy Provider
L. aethiopica MHOM/ET/96/WR2315a No No WRAIR
  MHOM/SD/99/WR2885a No No WRAIR
  MHOM/PH/2010/WR2970a No No WRAIR
  MHOM/ET/83/130-83c No No FNRCL
  MHOM/ET/90/DISKOc No No FNRCL
  MHOM/ET/70/L96c No No FNRCL
  MHOM/ET/81/1091-81c No No FNRCL
  MPRV/ET/71/L111c No No FNRCL
L. tropica MHOM/IQ/65/L75 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/SU/74/K27 Yes No FNRCL
  I000/IL/98/LRC-L757 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/AF/06/NRCP2559b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/AF/05/NRCP358b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/SU/66/IIIc No No FNRCL
  MHOM/KE/91/EB135c No No FNRCL
  MHOM/MA/95/LEM3015c No No FNRCL
  MHOM/IR/2000/LEM4036c No No FNRCL
L. major MHOM/IL/81/Friedlin Yes No NRCP
  MHOM/DZ/05/NRCP684b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/BF/06/NRCP2082b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/BF/06/NRCP2204b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/TN/06/NRCP248b Yes Yes NRCP
  MHOM/BZ/05/NRCP2620b Yes Yes NRCP
  MRHO/SU/59/P-STRAINc No No FNRCL
  MHOM/SU/73/29-ASKHc No No FNRCL
  MHOM/IL/83/IL24c No No FNRCL
  MTAT/KE/00/T4c No No FNRCL
  MHOM/DZ/89/LIPA228c No No FNRCL
L. chagasi MHOM/BR/74/M2682 Yes No FNRCL
L. infantum MHOM/TN/80/IPT1 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/MA/67/ITMAP263 Yes No FNRCL
L. donovani MHOM/IN/80/DD8 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/KE/55/LRC-L53 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/IQ/77/BUMM3 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/YE/86/LEM934 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/SD/90/2828 Yes No FNRCL
L. mexicana MHOM/BZ/82/BEL21 Yes No FNRCL
  MNYC/BZ/62/M379 Yes No FNRCL
L. panamensis MHOM/PA/71/LS94 Yes No FNRCL
L. guyanensis MHOM/GF/79/LEM85 Yes No FNRCL
L. peruviana MHOM/PE//84/UN56 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/PE/84/LC39 Yes No FNRCL
L. braziliensis MHOM/PE/90/AC Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/CO/90/UA482 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/BR/75/M2904 Yes No FNRCL
  MHOM/BR/75/M2903b Yes No FNRCL
  1. WRAIR Walter Reed Army of Institute of Research, USA
  2. NRCP National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Canada
  3. FNRCL French National Reference Center for Leishmanioses, France
  4. aDNA samples were provided by WRAIR
  5. bDNA was extracted directly from patient biopsies
  6. cDNA samples were provided by FNRCL
  7. For all other strains, DNA was extracted directly from parasite