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Human and mosquito infections by dengue viruses during and after epidemics in a dengue-endemic region of Colombia.
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Increases in mosquito infection rates were associated with increases in human infection rates in the following trimester and the only entomologic indicator related to dengue infection in humans was the pooled infection rate of mosquitoes. Expand
Biochemical systematics and population genetic structure of Anopheles pseudopunctipennis, vector of malaria in Central and South America.
An electrophoretic survey of 42 populations of Anopheles pseudopunctipennis collected throughout its known geographic distribution was performed to clarify the taxonomic status of this importantExpand
New genera and species of feather mites of the family Gabuciniidae (Astigmata: Pterolichoidea) from New World raptors (Aves: Falconiformes)
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Four new species of feather mites of the family Gabuciniidae are described from Accipitridae and Falconidae (Falconiformes) from South and North America, three of which belong to new genera, Metagabuciniagen. Expand
Flies (Calliphoridae, Muscidae) and beetles (Silphidae) from human cadavers in Cali, Colombia.
Adult specimens of Cochliomyia macellaria, Chrysomya megacephala, Ch. rufifacies, Lucilia sp. (Calliphoridae), Musca domestica (Muscidae), Oxelytrum discicolle (Silphidae) and Sarcophagidae wereExpand
Registros de Lutzomyia (Diptera: Psychodidae) en nuevas localidades de Colombia
Introduccion: Los insectos del genero Lutzomyia son vectores biologicos de bacterias, protozoarios y virus que atacan tanto a los seres humanos como a los animales. Tienen importancia sobre todo porExpand
Feather mites (Acariformes: Psoroptidia) from Colombia: Preliminary list with new records
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The number of Co-lombian birds with identified taxa of feather mites is very low given the rich avifauna of this country, and special attention should be given to the 73 endemic Colombian bird species of which only four have feather mite records. Expand
COLOMBIAN ARMADILLOS: STOMACH CONTENTS AND INFECTION WITH TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI
Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Salud, Universidad del "al/e,Cali, Colombia (MB, PB)Centro Internacional de Investigaciones Medicas, CIDEIM, A.A. 5390, Cale Colombia (ADA)Present addressesExpand
Epidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi in the oriental plains of Colombia.
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Although triatomine colonies were not found in human dwellings, flying adults of R. prolixus occasionally reached houses by their own locomotion and fed on man, but did not become established, indicating that domiciliary transmission is not occurring in this region. Expand
Lutzomyia sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from middle and lower Putumayo Department, Colombia, with new records to the country.
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A total of 4,840 phlebotomine sand flies from 54 localities in Putumayo department (=state), in the Colombian Amazon region, were collected in Shannon traps, CDC light traps, resting places and from human baits, with the most common species being L. (N.) yuilli and L. pajoti. Expand
Gynandromorphs in mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
Gynandromorphs of Culex nigripalpus Theobald (2), Cx. pedroi Sirivanakarn and Belkin (1) and Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (2) are described. Two individuals of the latter species were reared in theExpand
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