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An intensive search for the larval habitats of L. longipalpis was conducted from November 1992 to October 1993 at a small rural community in Ricaute Municipality, Department of Cundinamarca, Colombia, where American visceral leishmaniasis is endemic. Emergence traps constructed from polyvinyl...

Author(s)
Ferro, C.; Pardo, R.; Torres, M.; Morrison, A. C.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1997, 34, 6, pp 719-728
Abstract

Nocturnal activity of L. longipalpis was studied from August 1991 to July 1992 in a small rural community (El Callejón, Department of Cundinamarca) in Colombia where American visceral leishmaniasis is endemic. During 2 or 3 nights each month, sandflies were collected with hand-held aspirators each...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. C.; Ferro, C.; Pardo, R.; Torres, M.; Wilson, M. L.; Tesh, R. B.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1995, 32, 5, pp 605-617
Abstract

Blood meals from 579 L. longipalpis, collected in an endemic focus of American visceral leishmaniasis in Colombia, were identified by precipitin test. Sandfly collections were made during a 16-month period (September 1990-December 1991) from the inside walls of 2 houses, a pigpen and rock crevices...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. C.; Ferro, C.; Tesh, R. B.
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1993, 49, 1, pp 68-75