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Volume 27, Number 6—June 2021

Leishmaniases in the European Union and Neighboring Countries

Eduardo Berriatua, Carla Maia, Cláudia Conceição, Yusuf Özbel, Seray Töz, Gad Baneth, Pedro Pérez-Cutillas, Maria Ortuño, Clara Muñoz, Zarima Jumakanova, Andre Pereira, Rafael Rocha, Begoña Monge-Maillo, Elkhan Gasimov, Yves Van der Stede, Gregorio Torres, and Céline M. GossnerComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain (E. Berriatua, P. Pérez-Cutillas, M. Ortuño, C. Muñoz, Z. Jumakanova); Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (C. Maia, C. Conceição, A. Pereira, R. Rocha); Ege University, Izmir, Turkey (Y. Özbel, S. Töz); The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel (G. Baneth); Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria, Madrid, Spain (B. Monge-Maillo); World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. (E. Gasimov); European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy (Y. Van der Stede); World Organisation for Animal Health, Paris, France (G. Torres); European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden (C.M. Gossner)

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Table 2

Declared status of endemicity of Leishmania spp. affecting humans, by country

Country Leishmania species
L. infantum L. major L. tropica L. donovani
Albania Yes No No No
Armenia Yes No No No
Austria No No No No
Azerbaijan Yes Yes Yes No
Belgium No No No No
Bulgaria Yes No No No
Croatia Not known Not known Not known Not known
Cyprus No No Yes Yes
Czechia No No No No
France Yes No No No
Georgia Yes Yes No No
Germany No No No No
Greece Yes No No No
Israel Yes Yes Yes No
Italy Yes No No No
Libya Yes Yes Yes Not known
Malta Yes No No No
Montenegro Yes Not known Not known No
Romania No No No No
Serbia Yes Not known Yes No
Slovenia No No No No
Spain Yes No No No
Turkey Not known Not known Yes Not known
Ukraine No No No No

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