epidemiology of andean cutaneous leishmaniasis: incrimination of lutzomyia ayacuchensis (diptera: psychodidae) as a vector of leishmania in geographically isolated, upland valleys of peru.the southernmost limit of the distribution of endemic andean cutaneous leishmaniasis (cl), commonly known as uta, is localized in the western andean valleys of ayacucho, peru. this area is completely isolated from other regions endemic for this disease. identification of the insect vector for andean cl was carried out by combining entomologic and parasitologic approaches. two lutzomyia species were captured: lutzomyia ayacuchensis and lu. noguchii. the former species was considered responsible f ...200415211000
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