Distinct Transmission Cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 Adjacent Foci, Northern Israel
Milena Svobodova*, Jan Votypka*, Jitka Peckova*, Vít Dvorak*, Abedelmajeed Nasereddin†, Gad Baneth†, Julia Sztern†, Vasiliy Kravchenko†, Amnon Orr‡, David Meir§, Lionel F. Schnur†, Petr Volf*, and Alon Warburg†
Author affiliations: *Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; †The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; ‡Tiberias Veterinary Center, Tiberias, Israel; §Nature and National Parks Protection Authority, Jerusalem, Israel
Figure 3. A) PCR of Leishmania internal transcribed spacer region 1 (ITS1) of cultured Leishmania promastigotes isolated from rock hyrax. B) HaeIII digestion of restriction fragment length polymorphisms of ITS1 PCR products shown in A. Lane MW, molecular mass marker; lane 1, L. infantum (Li-L699); lane 2, L. major (Lm-L777); lane 3, L. tropica (Lt-L590); lane 4, rock hyrax.
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