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A small-scale trial was conducted in a village in Ghaziabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India, where 3 human dwellings and 4 cattle sheds (constructed of mud) were fitted with brick and cement skirting at the junction of the floor and walls to prevent rodent and sandfly access and the creation of...

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Dhiman, R. C.
Citation
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 1995, 26, 2, pp 368-370
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Monthly collections were made from DDT sprayed and unsprayed villages in Varanasi District, India. In the sprayed village, the DDT was applied as wettable powder at 1 g/m2 in September 1987 and April 1988. Collections were made fortnightly from June 1987 to September 1988 from houses and cattle...

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Joshi, R. D.; Rai, R. N.
Citation
Journal of Communicable Diseases, 1994, 26, 1, pp 56-58
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Ecological studies on phlebotomine sandflies were conducted in 4 villages in Borkhar rural district, north of Isfahan in central Iran, from March 1991 to March 1992. Sandflies were collected once every 10 days from human dwellings, cattle sheds and rodent burrows using sticky (oiled) paper traps. A ...

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Yaghoobi-Ershadi, M. R.; Javadian, E.
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Indian Journal of Medical Research, 1997, 105, February, pp 61-66
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As a result of extensive surveys of sandflies carried out during 1987-90 in Thailand, species including a man biter, Phlebotomus hoepplii, and cattle-biters, P. argentipes and P. major major, were discovered in Kanchanaburi Province. The human-baited catches revealed a low density of P. hoepplii ...

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Apiwathnasorn, C.; Sucharit, S.; Surathin, K.; Deesin, T.
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Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 1993, 9, 2, pp 135-137
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The biting behaviour of phlebotomine sandflies was studied in a rural village of Pondicherry, India, based on all-night collections for a period of 1 year, using human volunteers and cattle as baits. Phlebotomus papatasi was caught only on human bait (showing anthropophily), while P. argentipes was ...

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Srinivasan, R.; Panicker, K. N.
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Indian Journal of Medical Research. Section A, Infectious Diseases, 1992, 95, November, pp 301-304
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The Great Indian Desert in north-western Rajasthan is characterized by extremes of climate, and although breeding and survival of sandflies might appear to be difficult, cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis are now being reported from there. This study represents a 12-month survey (1986-87) of sandfly...

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Joshi, V.; Bansal, S. K.; Verma, K. V. S.
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Indian Journal of Medical Research. Section A, Infectious Diseases, 1992, 95, March, pp 93-94
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A study was carried out on the seasonal abundance, survival and resting behaviour of P. papatasi in 4 ecologically different areas of Pondicherry, India. The average indoor density ranged from 2.25 (May 1989) to 16.70 per man hour (October 1989). P. papatasi was observed to be predominantly...

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Srinivasan, R.; Panicker, K. N.
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Indian Journal of Medical Research. Section A, Infectious Diseases, 1992, 95, July, pp 207-211
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A survey of phlebotomine sandflies undertaken in April 1985 in Hoshangabad and Khandwa districts, Madhya Pradesh, India, yielded 334 sandflies from 204 sticky traps. Sandflies were collected from traps in termite mounds, rodent burrows, tree holes, human dwellings and cattle sheds. A total of 8...

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Kaul, S. M.
Citation
Journal of Communicable Diseases, 1991, 23, 4, pp 257-262
Abstract

The distribution of P. argentipes at 3 levels (level I, 0-0.91 m; level II, 0.91-1.82 m; and level III 1.82-2.74 m) above the ground in 6 cattlesheds in Hooghly district, West Bengal, India, was studied during July 1989 to June 1990. Of the 8044 P. argentipes caught, 3151 (39.2%), 3936 (48.9%) and...

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Hati, A. K.; Sur, S.; De, N.; Dwivedi, H. N.; Bhattacharyya, J.; Mukherjee, H.; Chandra, G.
Citation
Indian Journal of Medical Research. Section A, Infectious Diseases, 1991, 93, November, pp 388-390
Abstract

The effect of synthetic cattle-derived odours (i.e. 1-octen-3-ol and/or phenols), presented with CDC miniature light traps for mosquitoes (e.g. Culex fuscocephala) and also with sticky traps for sandflies (Phlebotomus argentipes and Sergentomyia sp.), in the villages of Getambe and Uda Peradeniya,...

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Cameron, M. M.; Amerasinghe, F. P.; Lane, R. P.
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 1991, 33, Suppl. 1, pp 119-126

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