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Lutzomyia longipalpis in Clorinda, Formosa province, an area of potential visceral leishmaniasis transmission in Argentina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16184223     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Phlebotomine captures were performed during 2004 in Clorinda, Argentina. Clorinda is located across the branches of the Paraguay river in front of Asunción city, Paraguay. Reports of canine and human visceral leishmaniasis in Asunción have been increasing since 1997, however neither leishmaniasis cases nor sand flies were ever recorded from Clorinda. Light traps were located in migration paths (bridges, port), and peridomestic environments of Clorinda and surrounding localities. Lutzomyia longipalpis was found in Clorinda and Puerto Pilcomayo, first report in a potential visceral leishmaniasis transmission area for Argentina. Active surveillance is required immediately in the localities involved and the surrounding area.
Authors:
Oscar D Salomón; Pablo W Orellano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2005-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0074-0276     ISO Abbreviation:  Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-26     Completed Date:  2005-11-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502619     Medline TA:  Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  475-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo-Epidemias, ANLIS, Ministerio de Salud y Ambiente de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina. danielsalomon@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Argentina
Dogs
Female
Humans
Insect Vectors / classification*
Leishmaniasis, Visceral / transmission*
Male
Psychodidae / classification*

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