Phlebotomine sandfly fauna and natural Leishmania infection rates in a rural area of Cerrado (tropical savannah) in Nova Mutum, State of Mato Grosso in Brazil

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Thies, Sirlei Franck; Ribeiro, Ana Lucia Maria; Michalsky, Erika Monteiro; Miyazaki, Rosina Djunko; Fortes-Dias, Consuelo Latorre; Fontes, Cor Jesus Fernandes; Dias, Edelberto Santos;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
  • Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (issn: 1678-9849)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0037-8682-0031-2013
  • Subject: RC955-962 | American cutaneous leishmaniasis | Nova Mutum | Leishmania | Phlebotomine sandfly | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Lutzomyia
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Introduction American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) has been reported in every municipality of the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil, but the transmission epidemiology remains poorly understood. Our study was developed in a rural area of the Nova Mutum municipality where fou... View more