Leishmaniasis, which can present as a fixed, indolent, longstanding ulcer, is transmitted by the bite of the Phlebotomus or Lutzomyia
sandfly, which is not endemic to North America.
Study on the bacterial midgut microbiota associated to different Brazilian populations of Lutzomyia
longipalpus (Lutz & Neiva) (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Ancak vektoryel onemleri acisindan Eski Dunya'da Phlebotomus, Yeni Dunya'da Lutzomyia
cinslerinde bulunan turler one cikmaktadir (6, 7).
In most cases, the parasite is transmitted by the bite of infected female sand flies of the genus Phlebotomus in the eastern hemisphere and Lutzomyia
in the western hemisphere.
The main vector, Lutzomyia
longipalpis, and more rarely, L.
Three genera of sand flies, Phlebotomus, Sergentomyia and Lutzomyia
are very important from medical point of view.
In Brazil, this disease is transmitted through the bite of sand flies of the genus Lutzomyia
vectors for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Southern Brazil: ecological niche models, predicted geographic distributions, and climate change effects.
Presencia de Lutzomyia
longipalpis y situacion de la leishmaniosis visceral en Argentina.
Immunomodulatory effects of the Lutzomyia
longipalpis salivary gland protein maxadilan on mouse macrophages.
Ecology of Lutzomyia
longipalpis in an area of visceral leishmaniasis transmission in north-eastern Brazil.
(Tricholateralis) cruciata (Coquillett, 1907) Flebotomus cruciatus Coquillett, 1907: 102.