The current status of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Tunisia and their role on Leishmania transmission: A review

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Ahmed Tabbabi; Sajida Sboui; Jabeur Daaboub;
  • Publisher: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease Editorial Office
  • Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease (issn: 2222-1808, eissn: 2222-1808)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.12980/apjtd.7.2017D7-188
  • Subject: Vectors | R | RC955-962 | Tunisia | Parasites | Medicine | Leishmaniasis | Sandflies | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | parasitic diseases | geographic locations

In Tunisia, the epidemiological situation of leishmaniasis is characterized by the coexistence in a rather circumscribed territory (165000 km2, including the Sahara) of 4 forms of leishmaniasis caused by 3 species: Leishmania infantum, Leishmania major and Leishmania... View more
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