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Phlebotomine sandflies in a focus of dermal leishmaniasis in the eastern region of the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina: preliminary results (Diptera: Psychodidae).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16082487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Due to the occurrence of cases of dermal leishmaniasis in the Municipality of Piçarras, in the East of the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina, collections of Phlebotomine sandflies by the use of CDC-like light traps were developed near the houses of the patients. Three species (Lutzomyia neivai, Lu. fischeri and Lu. ayrozai) were collected. Lu. neivai was predominant near the houses, and Lu. ayrozai was collected in a secondary forest in a nearby municipality (Navegantes). The novelty of this focus, the most southern one in the East of Brazil, underscores the need for more complete studies on the sandfly fauna.
Authors:
Carlos Brisola Marcondes; Maria Bernadete E Conceição; Maria Graça T Portes; Bento P Simão
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2005-08-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0037-8682     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.     Publication Date:    2005 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-05     Completed Date:  2005-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507456     Medline TA:  Rev Soc Bras Med Trop     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Postal Box 476, 88040-900 Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. cbrisola@mbox1.ufsc.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brazil
Female
Humans
Insect Vectors / classification*
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous / transmission*
Male
Psychodidae / classification*

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