J M Torres Espejo

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In Bolivia the transmission of tegumentary leishmaniasis due to Leishmania (V.) braziliensis depends both on environmental factors and human activities. In the Yungas, transmission takes place in the houses during the night. The vector is Lutzomyia nuneztovari anglesi Le Pont & Desjeux, which enters the houses after 10 p.m. and leaves them before 6 a.m.(More)
An epidemiological survey of tegumentary leishmaniasis (Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis) was carried out in three regions of Bolivia in the Andean foothill and Amazonian forest. It was based on the record of lesions and scars on all the inhabitants of selected representative villages. In the Yungas, an area cultivated from the XVIIth century, males and(More)
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