canine visceral leishmaniasis in the metropolitan area of são paulo: pintomyia fischeri as potential vector of leishmania infantum.american visceral leishmaniasis is a zoonosis caused by leishmania infantum and transmitted mainly by lutzomyia longipalpis. however, canine cases have been reported in the absence of this species in the greater são paulo region, where pintomyia fischeri and migonemyia migonei are the predominant species. this raises the suspicion that they could be acting as vectors. therefore, this study sought to investigate specific vector capacity parameters of these species and to compare them with those o ...201728134092
ecological and epidemiological aspects of the sand fly (diptera, psychodidae) fauna of the national monument of pontões capixabas, state of espírito santo, southeastern brazil.we evaluated the ecological and epidemiological aspects of the sand fly fauna in an area of the atlantic forest biome with records of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis. sand fly collections at three different localities at the national monument of pontões capixabas, state of espírito santo, southeastern brazil, were conducted by using two centers of disease control and prevention automatic light traps in the peridomiciliary environment and eight centers of disease control and prevention autom ...201324843925
first description of migonemyia migonei (frança) and nyssomyia whitmani (antunes & coutinho) (psychodidae: phlebotominae) natural infected by leishmania infantum in argentina.leishmania infantum is the etiological agent of the visceral leishmaniasis (vl) disease in america, with lutzomyia longipalpis phlebotomine sandflies as its proven vectors in argentina, and infected dogs as its main urban reservoir. in puerto iguazú city (misiones province, argentina), human and canine cases of vl were recorded. additionally, in the rural area known as "2000 hectáreas", less than 10km away from the city, several human cases of tegumentary leishmaniasis (tl) were registered deter ...201526409011
sandflies (diptera, psychodidae) from forest areas in botucatu municipality, central western são paulo state, brazil.the study of the distribution and ecology of sandfly species is essential for epidemiological surveillance and estimation of the transmission risk of leishmania spp. infection.201323849624
natural leishmania infantum infection in migonemyia migonei (frança, 1920) (diptera:psychodidae:phlebotominae) the putative vector of visceral leishmaniasis in pernambuco state, brazil.a study of the natural infection of phlebotomine sand flies by leishmania (leishmania) infantum was conducted in an area of visceral leishmaniasis in são vicente férrer, located in the northern part of the atlantic rain forest region in the state of pernambuco, brazil. in a previous study, migonemyia migonei have been found predominantly in peridomiciles and houses in this endemic area. the analysis of m. migonei, collected by cdc light trap, by multiplex pcr assay coupled to non-isotopic hybrid ...201020457120
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