Document Detail

The Phlebotomine sandfly fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) of Kenya.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22297278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases are endemic in some parts of Kenya, where they are transmitted by phlebobotomine sandflies of genus Phlebotomus. This review is a compilation of the currently known distribution of phlebotomine sandflies in the parts of Kenya that have been studied, from the time sandflies were first reported in the country. So far 48 species of sandflies have been identified falling in the genera Phlebotomus Rondani & Berte and Sergentomyia Franca & Parrot. Genus Phlebotomus in Kenya is represented in five subgenera, namely Phlebotomus, Larroussius, Synphlebotomus, Paraphlebotomus and Anaphlebotomus. Genus Sergentomyia has the largest number of sandflies, and is represented in four subgenera, namely Sergentomyia, Sintonius, Grassomyia and Parvidens.
Christopher O Anjili; Phillip M Ngumbi; Josyline C Kaburi; Lucy W Irungu
Related Documents :
22922578 - Focal hypokalemic paralysis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature.
7573868 - A prospective study of anaesthesia for quinsy tonsillectomy.
2803118 - Follow-up study of reconstructed auricle in microtia: comparison of the results of the ...
22297278 - The phlebotomine sandfly fauna (diptera: psychodidae) of kenya.
21292218 - Amyand hernia repaired with bio-a: a case report and review.
7971018 - Unilateral choanal atresia masquerading as chronic sinusitis.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vector borne diseases     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0972-9062     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vector Borne Dis     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101212761     Medline TA:  J Vector Borne Dis     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  183-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi;
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Modifying Effect of Prenatal Care on the Association between Young Maternal Age and Adverse Birth Ou...
Next Document:  In vivo sensitivity monitoring of chloroquine for the treatment of uncomplicated vivax malaria in fo...