Mr Balivet said that Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, a parasitic skin infection caused by bite of a phlebotomine
sandfly, was a public health issue in Pakistan.
sandflies and the spreading of leishmaniases and other diseases of public health concern.
fischeri, thus evidencing the importance of this phlebotomine
in the transmission of the disease.
A proposal of generic and subgeneric abbreviations for phlebotomine
sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) of the world.
He said Phlebotomine
sand-flies (vector) transmit Leishmania from infected animal to human or from person to person.
VL is a severe systemic disease caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania and transmitted by the hematophagous phlebotomine
insect of the genus Lutzomyia.
on August 30, but has nothing to do with the Sultanate." Leishmaniasis is caused by the protozoan Leishmania parasites which are transmitted by the bite of infected female phlebotomine
sandflies, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Bates, Transmission of Leishmania Metacyclic Promastigotes by Phlebotomine
Temporal and spatial variation of phlebotomine
(Diptera: Psychodidae) community diversity in a cutaneous leishmaniasis endemic area of Costa Rica.
As main vectors of this parasite, two phlebotomine
sandfly species, Lutzomyia longipalpis, widespread in the country, and Lutzomyia cruzi registered in Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso States, (SANTOS et al., 1998; LAINSON & SHAW, 2005; MISSAWA et al., 2011; BRASIL, 2014) have been implicated, and the domestic dog has been considered the common reservoir, with canine cases normally preceding the occurrence of human cases (GONTIJO & MELO, 2004).
(Haemobartonella) transmitted through different arthropod vectors like ticks, lice, triatomines, mosquitoes, tabanids and phlebotomine
sand flies to produce illness collectively termed as Canine Vector Borne Diseases (CVBD) in tropical and sub-tropical countries including India (Bhattacharjee and Sarmah, 2013) are minimal.