Leptomonas


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Leptomonas

(lep'tō-mō'nas, lep-tom'ŏ-nŭs),
A genus of asexual, monogenetic, parasitic flagellates (family Trypanosomatidae) commonly found in the hindgut of insects.
[lepto- + G. monas, unit]
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infantum by fleas cannot be verified due to the possibility of cross-reactivity between Leishmania and Leptomonas by PCR and indirect immunofluorescence test (COUTINHO & LINARDI, 2007).
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