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Leishmaniases are parasitic diseases transmitted to mammalian hosts by sand fly vectors (Diptera: Psychodidae). Despite the increasing occurrence of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis cases in urban centers, their transmission still occur primarily in wild environments and may be associated with...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rego, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Stumpp, R.; Ássimos, G. R.; Campos, A. M.; Lima, A. C. V. M. da R.; Gontijo, C. M. F.; Paz, G. F.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 12, pp e0190315
Abstract

Leishmaniases are a set of parasitic diseases of zoonotic origin that are transmitted by sandfly vectors in wild, rural and urban environments. Their distribution is dependent not only the distribution of vectors, but also on the distribution of mammalian reservoirs. Only by understanding the...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rêgo, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Simões, T. C.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0178628
Abstract

Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania and it is one of the six most important infectious diseases in the world. The aim of this study was to conduct a research on the fauna and most frequented ecotopes by sandflies on islands of the Paraná River. The sandflies...

Author(s)
Santos, B. A.; Reinhold-Castro, K. R.; Cristóvão, E. C.; Silveira, T. G. V.; Teodoro, U.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 5, pp 1349-1353
Abstract

Background: Bonito municipality, known as an area of ecotourism, in Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil, is also a focus of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases, with cases registered in both human and canine populations. This study sought to investigate natural infection by flagellate forms of ...

Author(s)
Brilhante, A. F.; Nunes, V. L. B.; Kohatsu, K. A.; Galati, E. A. B.; Rocca, M. E. G.; Ishikawa, E. A. Y.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases, 2015, 21, 39, pp (1 October 2015)

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