Seasonal variation and natural infection of Lutzomyia antunesi (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), an endemic species in the Orinoquia region of Colombia

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Trujillo,Adolfo Vasquez; Reina,Angelica E Gonzalez; Orjuela,Agustin Gongora; Suarez,Edgar Prieto; Palomares,Jairo Enrique; Alvarez,Luz Stella Buitrago;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
  • Journal: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. (issn: 1678-8060)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0074-0276108042013011
  • Subject: seasonal variation | Lutzomyia antunesi | RC955-962 | natural infection | Microbiology | QR1-502 | sandflies | leishmaniasis | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Colombia
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Lutzomyia antunesi has been commonly reported in outbreaks of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in the Orinoquia region of Colombia. The bionomics of this species were studied in the municipality of Villavicencio (Meta, Colombia). Sandflies were captured over the course of o... View more