General Parasitology and Protozoa
Reservoir of Kala Azar in India is (DNB June 2010)
a. In India, visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani does not appear to have an animal reservoir and is thought to be transmitted via human-sandfly-human interaction.
b. An animal reservoir for cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica has not been identified, although it has been found in some dogs in endemic areas.