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Table 1 Classification of Leishmania spp. strains used in experiments

From: Virulence factor RNA transcript expression in the Leishmania Viannia subgenus: influence of species, isolate source, and Leishmania RNA virus-1

Leishmania Strain Source of isolate Country of acquisition LRV1 status Relative LRV1 copy number Age Sex Clinical phenotype
L. (V.) braziliensis (LVb−) ATCC (MHOM/BR/75/M2903) Brazil LRV1− NA Unk Unk Unk
L. (V.) braziliensis (LVb+) Clinical Peru LRV1+ 0.1 22 Male Severe
L. (V.) guyanensis (LVg+) ATCC (MHOM/BR/75/M4147) Brazil LRV1+ Reference [1] Unk Unk Unk
L. (V.) panamensis (LVp0−) ATCC (MHOM/PA/71/LS94) Unknown LRV1− NA Unk Unk Unk
L. (V.) panamensis (LVp1−) Clinical Costa Rica LRV1− NA 80 Male Severe
L. (V.) panamensis (LVp2−) Clinical Costa Rica LRV1− NA 17 Male Non-severe
L. (V.) panamensis (LVp1+) Clinical Ecuador LRV1+ 2.17 × 10−4 9 Male Severe
L. (V.) panamensis (LVp2+) Clinical Costa Rica LRV1+ 1.02 × 10−4 71 Male Severe