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sand fly fauna in chapare, bolivia: an endemic focus of leishmania (viannia) braziliensis.data on the distribution and abundance of lutzomyia spp. (diptera: psychodidae) in bolivia is scarce. sand flies from an area of leishmania (viannia) braziliensis endemicity in the isiboro-secure national park in the department of cochabamba were captured and identified to species. in total, 945 sand flies (789 females and 156 males) belonging to 15 species were collected from the four collection points in two study villages in 2007. with 549 (58.1%) specimens, lutzomyia shawi was the most abund ...201223025199
aspects on the ecology of phlebotomine sand flies (diptera: psychodidae) from guaraí, state of tocantins, brazil, endemic area for american cutaneous leishmaniasis.in brazil, american cutaneous leishmaniasis (acl) ecology involves a diversity of leishmania species transmitted by different sand fly species. workers involved in agricultural activities are those mainly affected by acl in some regions from tocantins state (to), brazil, where the disease can be established in new settlements. the objective of this study was to examine the seasonal and hourly frequency of sand fly species, focusing on the potential vectors of acl, in a settlement in guaraí (to), ...201728082651
leishmaniasis in bolivia. ii. the involvement of psychodopygus yucumensis and psychodopygus llanosmartinsi in the selvatic transmission cycle of leishmania braziliensis braziliensis in a lowland subandean region.an epidemiological survey of the vectors of cutaneous leishmaniasis ("espúndia" type) was carried out in the alto beni region of bolivia, an area of andean foothills at the eastern limit of the amazonian lowlands. the climate is typical wet tropical (15 degrees s latitude). anthropophilic phlebotomine sandfly species were sampled at 20 sites, all forested. the importance of species from the psychodopygus group, already suspected as a vector in the transmission of leishmania from the braziliensis ...19863574129
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