the phlebotomine sand flies fauna in parque estadual do rio doce, minas gerais, brazil.phlebotomine sand flies are dipterans of the family psychodidae. they are very important to veterinary medicine because some species are vectors of infective forms of leishmania spp., the etiological agents of leishmaniasis. the parque estadual do rio doce is located in an area with constant reports of cases of leishmaniasis. in order to better understanding the phlebotamine sand fly fauna of the park, the present work was undertaken with the goal of analyzing phlebotomine sand flies collected t ...201526626880
sand fly population dynamics and cutaneous leishmaniasis among soldiers in an atlantic forest remnant in northeastern brazil.outbreaks of cutaneous leishmaniasis are relatively common among soldiers involved in nocturnal activities in tropical forests. we investigated the population dynamics of sand flies in a military training camp located in a remnant of atlantic rainforest in northeastern brazil, where outbreaks of cutaneous leishmaniasis have sporadically been described. from july 2012 to july 2014, light traps were monthly placed in 10 collection sites, being nine sites located near the forest edge and one near a ...201728241005
sand fly fauna (diptera: psychodidae) from the goytacazes national forest and surrounding areas of southeastern brazil.most studies of the sand fly fauna in southeastern brazil are conducted in the peridomiciliary environment of leishmaniasis endemic regions. therefore, to increase the knowledge about diversity and richness of sand fly conservation areas, we describe here the sand fly fauna from the national forest of goytacazes (nfg), state of espírito santo, brazil, and its surroundings areas. we also used sand fly fauna records from eight conservations units within the state of espírito santo to understand th ...201526047181
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