Relating to sand flies of the genus Phlebotomus.
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The phlebotomine sand fly Sergentomyia (Neophlebotomus) gemmea is a possible vector for L.
2012), midgut of phlebotomine sand fly (Lutzomyia longipalpis [Diptera: Psychodidae]) (Gouveia et al.
Sandfly fever virus is transmitted through the bite of an infected phlebotomine sandfly (genus Phlebotomus) shown in the Figure.
Biology of Phlebotomine sand flies as vectors of disease agents.
Temperature-derived potential for the establishment of phlebotomine sandflies and visceral leishmaniasis in Germany.
Leishmaniasis is a worldwide zoonotic disease, transmitted by phlebotomine species, causing tegumental and visceral injuries.
Leishmaniasis disease is transfer by protozoan affected female phlebotomine sandflies bite.
Leishmania organisms are intracellular protozoan parasites that are transmitted to a mammalian host by the bite of the female phlebotomine sandfly.
As highlighted by Alexander and Malori (26), their small size, silent flight and the fact that they do not hover, make it difficult for people to identify a vector, even in endemic areas, therefore most of the population may be largely unaware of the presence of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidade) and their role in the epidemiology of the disease.