Figure 1: (a) Agarose gel electrophoresis showing representative genetic profiles generated by LSSP-PCR from parasites of cutaneous lesions of 8 animals (A8, A9, A5, A6, A3, A4, A7, and A1); HS-A1: health skin from animal A1. (b) Phenetic analysis using the Jaccard coefficient of similarity and UPGMA algorithm. M: 100 bp DNA marker; NC: negative control; PC: positive control (L. (V.) braziliensis reference strain MHOM/BR/1975/M2903).