cutaneous leishmaniasis in tachira state, venezuela.cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniases are widely spread in the mountainous andean regions of south america. in venezuela, these regions consist of the coffee-growing states of trujillo, merida and tachira. entomological and parasitological investigations in three geographically different climatic zones (lomas bajas, delicias and la grita) in tachira state have shown a predominance of the sandfly species lutzomyia spinicrassa (verrucarum group) and two leishmania species, leishmania mexicana ...19948192512
isolation of leishmania (viannia) braziliensis from lutzomyia spinicrassa (species group verrucarum) morales osorno mesa, osorno and hoyos 1969, in the venezuelan andean region.natural infection with leishmania spp. in phlebotomine sandflies was searched for during a longitudinal study carried out from july 1997 to july 1998 in the village catarnica, municipality independencia, táchira state. this hamlet is an old endemic focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the venezuelan andean region, which lies close to the colombian border at 1,300 m a.s.l., in an agricultural area mainly used for cultivating coffee. phlebotomine sandflies were collected using shannon traps placed ...200616605063
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