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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020

Leishmania donovani Infection with Atypical Cutaneous Manifestations, Himachal Pradesh, India, 2014–2018

Lovlesh Thakur, Kiran K. Singh, Hemant R. Kushwaha, Sudarshan K. Sharma, Vinay Shankar, Ajeet Negi, Ghanshyam Verma, Sandhya Kumari, Aklank Jain, and Manju JainComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, India (L. Thakur, K.K. Singh, A. Jain, M. Jain); Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (H.R. Kushwaha); Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India (S.K. Sharma, A. Negi, G. Verma, S. Kumari); Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College and Hospital, Kumarhatti-Solan, India (V. Shankar)

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Table 2

Standard Leishmania strains used in partial 6PGDH amino acid–based phylogenetic analysis of cutaneous leishmaniasis isolates, Himachal Pradesh, India, 2014–2018*

Species (place of origin) WHO code Zymodeme GenBank accession no. Pathology
WHO standards
L. donovani (India) MHOM/IN/0000/DEVI MON-2 AM157147 VL
L. major (Turkmenistan) MHOM/TM/1973/5ASKH ND AY706107 CL
L. infantum ND ND XM_001469106 ND
L. mexicana MHOM/BZ/82/BEL21 ND AY386372 CL
L. tropica ND ND AY045763 CL
L. amazonensis
Regional standards
L. donovani (China) MHOM/CN/90/9044 ND JX021389 VL
L. donovani (Kenya) IMAR/KE/1962/LRC–L57 MON-37 AJ888902 ND
L. donovani (Sri Lanka) MHOM/LK/2010/OVN3 MON-37 JX481773 VL
L. donovani (Sri Lanka) MHOM/LK/2002/L59 MON-37 AJ888888 CL
L. donovani (Bangladesh) MHOM/BD/1997/BG1 ND AJ888899 VL
L. donovani (Brazil) ND ND AY168567 ND
L. donovani (Kerala, India) ND ND KJ461872 CL

*6PGDH, 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase gene; CL, cutaneous leishmaniasis; ND, not determined; VL, visceral leishmaniasis; WHO, World Health Organization.

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