Lutzomyia


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Lutzomyia

(lūtz'ō-mī'ă),
A genus of New World sandflies or bloodsucking midges (family Psychodidae) that serve as vectors of leishmaniasis and Oroyo fever; formerly combined with the Old World sandfly genus Phlebotomus.

Lutzomyia

/Lut·zo·my·ia/ (lldbomact″zo-mi´ah) a genus of sandflies of the family Psychodidae, the females of which suck blood.

Lutzomyia

A genus of bloodsucking sandflies. They are vectors of leishmaniasis and Oroyo fever.

Lutzomyia

a genus of sandflies, e.g. L. trapidoi, capable of transmitting Leishmania spp.
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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.
In Brazil, this disease is transmitted through the bite of sand flies of the genus Lutzomyia.
Lutzomyia vectors for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Southern Brazil: ecological niche models, predicted geographic distributions, and climate change effects.
Immunomodulatory effects of the Lutzomyia longipalpis salivary gland protein maxadilan on mouse macrophages.