Phlebotomus longipalpis

(redirected from Lutzomyia longipalpis)

Phle·bot·o·mus lon·gi·pal·'pis

a vector of kala azar in South America.
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Susceptibility to chemical insecticides of two Brazilian populations of the visceral leishmaniasis vector Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae).
chagasi y transmitida por el vector Lutzomyia longipalpis (2,4).
Mitochondrial cytochrome b varation inpopulations of the visceral leishmaniasis vector lutzomyia longipalpis across eastern brazil.
In addition, the presence of Lutzomyia longipalpis sandflies was also reported (2).
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston report that the tropical sandfly, Lutzomyia longipalpis, which transmits through its bite a parasitic disease, has a component in its saliva that boosts the virulence of the parasites it injects into its mammalian victims.
Deltamethrin-impregnated bednets reduce human landing rates of sandfly vector Lutzomyia longipalpis in Amazon households.
Most of the knowledge of microbiota present in sandflies of the New World was carried out with Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz and Neiva), vector of American visceral leishmaniasis, using standard bacteriological methods (2) or molecular techniques (3).
Several as yet unproven explanations for the urbanization of kala-azar in Brazil have been proposed (2), but whatever the reason, it is associated with proliferation of Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies, which, in turn, are strongly associated with human environments.
Synthesis of Optically Active 3-methyl-Alphahimachelene, sex pheromone of Sandfly, Lutzomyia longipalpis Nippon Kaggakai Koen Yokoshu.
Rotenone and rotenoids, isoflavanoids found in several genera of tropical leguminosae plants such as Derris (Papillionaceae), Antonia (Loganiaceae) and Lonchocarpus (Fabaceae), were shown to have insecticidal properties against Lutzomyia longipalpis Lutz and Neiva, the vector for Leishmania chagasi in Brazil (15).