Phlebotomus argentipes


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Phle·bot·o·mus ar·gen·'ti·pes

the vector of kala azar in India.

Phlebotomus argentipes

In India, the transmitter of Leishmania donovani, causative agent of kala-azar.
See also: Phlebotomus
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Insecticide susceptibility status of Phlebotomus argentipes, a vector of visceral leishmaniasis in different foci in three states of India.
A report on the indoor residual spraying (IRS) in the control of Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar (India): An initiative towards total elimination targeting 2015 (Series-1).
Susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes to DDT in some kala-azar endemic area of Bihar (India).
Susceptibility status of Phlebotomus argentipes to insecticides in Districts Vaishali and Patna (Bihar).
Long-lasting insecticidal nets fail at household level to reduce abundance of sandfly vector Phlebotomus argentipes in treated houses in Bihar (India).
Host preference of Phlebotomus argentipes and Phlebotomus papatasi in different biotopes of West Bengal, India.
Seasonal and nocturnal landing/biting behaviour of Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Bloodmeal preference of Phlebotomus argentipes & Ph.
First report on the presence of morphospecies A and B of Phlebotomus argentipes sensu lato (Diptera : Psychodidae) in Sri Lanka--implication for leishmaniasis transmission.
Phlebotomus argentipes sandflies live in and around houses and biting occurs at night, mainly during 2100-0100 hrs peaking at 2300-2400 hrs.
Phlebotomus argentipes is an established vector of visceral leishmaniasis in India and other countries of the sub-continent (1,2).
Transmission of Indian kala-azar to man by bites of Phlebotomus argentipes Annandale & Brunetti.