Phlebotomus verrucarum


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Phle·bot·o·mus ver·ru·ca·'rum

a form found in Peru that transmits Bartonella organisms, the causal agent of Oroya fever.
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Phlebotomus verrucarum

The transmitter of Bartonella bacilliformis, causative agent of Oroya fever (Carrion's disease), in South America.
See also: Phlebotomus
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