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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Susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes against DDT in endemic districts of North Bihar, India.
Visceral leishmaniasis on the Indian sub-continent: a multi-centre study of the cost of three interventions for the control of the sandfly vector, Phlebotomus argentipes.
Host preference of Phlebotomus argentipes and Phlebotomus papatasi in different biotopes of West Bengal, India.
Sand fly bloodmeal analysis in India confirms that Phlebotomus argentipes feed predominantly on bovines, with humans as their second choice (17).
Natural infection of Phlebotomus argentipes with Leishmania and other trypanosomatids in a visceral leishmaniasis endemic region of Nepal.
Survey of sandflies in the Himalayan region has established the presence of Phlebotomus argentipes, P.
Visceral leishmaniasis, popularly known as kala-azar in Indian subcontinent is a vector-borne disease caused by the trypanosomatid parasite Leishmania donovani in the Indian subcontinent and is transmitted by Phlebotomus argentipes (1).
The presence of Phlebotomus argentipes, the established vector of the visceral form of leishmaniasis caused by L.
Phlebotomus argentipes is the proven vector of kala-azar in India (4).