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Zika virus in Brazil and the danger of infestation by Aedes (Stegomyia) mosquitoes.
Zika virus, already widely distributed in Africa and Asia, was recently reported in two Northeastern Brazilian: State of Bahia and State of Rio Grande do Norte, and one Southeastern: State of SãoExpand
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Possible oral transmission of acute Chagas' disease in Brazil.
In October 1986, 7 to 22 days after a meeting at a farm in Paraíba state, 26 individuals presented with a febrile illness associated with bilateral eyelid and lower limb edema, mildExpand
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A PROPOSAL OF GENERIC AND SUBGENERIC ABBREVIATIONS FOR PHLEBOTOMINE SANDFLIES (DIPTERA: PSYCHODIDAE: PHLEBOTOMINAE) OF THE WORLD
ABSTRACT The systematics of Phlebotomine sandflies has been studied and discussed since the beginning of the 20th century, and many systems have been proposed. Complex and well-based systems,Expand
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A Redescription of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva, 1912), and Resurrection of L. neivai (Pinto, 1926) (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae)
Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva) is redescribed, a neotype is designated, and a very similar species, L. (N.) neivai (Pinto, 1926), is resurrected; the male and the female areExpand
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Historical analysis of a near disaster: Anopheles gambiae in Brazil.
Attributed to human-mediated dispersal, a species of the Anopheles gambiae complex invaded northeastern Brazil in 1930. This event is considered unique among the intercontinental introductions ofExpand
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Canine dirofilariasis in the region of Conceição Lagoon, Florianópolis, and in the Military Police kennel, São José, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Eighty dogs from a locality west of the Conceição Lagoon, in the Santa Catarina Island, Florianópolis Municipality, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, were examined for dirofilariasis by thick smearExpand
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Ecology of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera, Psychodidae) in Brazilian Atlantic Forest.
The phlebotomine sandfly fauna of a primary forest reserve at Morretes (eastern Paraná State) was studied, using CDC-like light traps, one night per month, at canopy and ground level, between AprilExpand
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[Geographic distribution of phlebotomine sandflies of the Lutzomyia intermedia (Lutz & Leiva, 1912) complex (Diptera, Psychodidae)].
The geographical distribution of Phlebotomine sandflies of the Lutzomyia intermedia complex is presented, based in collections for this study and in personal informations from other workers andExpand
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Lutzomyia neivai (Pinto, 1926) in Bolivia (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae).
CB Marcondes (1996) proposed the revalidation of Lutzomyia neivai (Pinto, 1926) which, together with L. intermedia s. s., would form the L. intermedia complex. Insects of this complex have beenExpand
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