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sandflies

Flies of the order Diptera belonging to the genus Phlebotomus. They transmit sandfly fever, Oroya fever, and various types of leishmaniasis.

sandflies

Delicate, small, long-legged biting flies of the families Psychodidae and Simuliidae . Sandflies can cause annoying bites, especially after dark and transmit LEISHMANIASIS, SANDFLY FEVER and BARTONELLOSIS.
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Phlebotomine sandflies and the spreading of leishmaniases and other diseases of public health concern.
Hanafi-Bojed, Sandflies, Leishmaniasis vectors, Noavarane e-elm Publication, Tehran, Iran, 2006.
(19) Residual pesticides can be applied to most surfaces and effectively kill sandflies. The following areas should be targeted: rocky outcroppings, HESCO barriers (HESCO Bastion Ltd, Leeds, UK), sandbags, rock walls, termite mounds, animal burrows, cracks in floors/walls, any loose soil, soil at the base of walls and trees, rubbish, and fecal waste.
SandflyDST: a dynamic web-based decision support tool for the morphological identification of sandflies present in Anatolia and mainland Europe, and user study.
Dividing by S(t) = [S.sub.1](t) + [S.sub.2](t) + [S.sub.3](t) and by dt, we get the equation for noninfected sandflies ([s.sub.1](t)).
Alexander, "Sampling methods for phlebotomine sandflies," Medical and Veterinary Entomology, vol.
Typing of sandflies from Greece and Cyprus by DNA polymorphism of 18s rRNA gene.
To evaluate the effect of rodent control operation on the vector density, sandflies were collected twice a month using sticky traps.
He remembered being bitten by sandflies during his stay at Saudi Arabia.
Pro Vice Chancellor LUMHS, Prof Muneer Ahmad Junejo, addressing the participants, said that every year, millions of people are losing their lives due to diseases that are carried by vectors including mosquito, ticks, flies, sandflies, fleas, bugs.
The product is to be used to treat leishmaniasis, a disease caused by Leishmania, a parasitic disease that is spread by certain genus of sandflies. The oral Impavido has received approval for the three main types of leishmaniasis, including visceral leishmaniasis, cutaneous leishmaniasis and mucosal leishmaniasis.
The competition aims at raising awareness about the threat posed by vectors aAC" such as mosquitoes, sandflies, bugs, ticks and snails aAC" in transmitting certain diseases and to stimulate families and communities to take action to protect themselves.