Can Sergentomyia (Diptera, Psychodidae) play a role in the transmission of mammal-infecting Leishmania?
- Autores: Depaquit J, Maia C
- Ano de Publicação: 2016
- Journal: Parasite
- Link: https://www.parasite-journal.org/articles/parasite/full_html/2016/01/parasite160086/parasite160086.html%20
Leishmaniases are parasitic diseases caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. The parasites, which infect various wild and domestic mammals, including humans, are transmitted by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies belonging to the Phlebotomus genus in the Old World and to several genera (including Lutzomyia, Psychodopygus and Nyssomyia) in the New World. In this […]