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Human and mosquito infections by dengue viruses during and after epidemics in a dengue-endemic region of Colombia.
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
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
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
Lutzomyia sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from middle and lower Putumayo Department, Colombia, with new records to the country.
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
Description of Lutzomyia (Trichophoromyia) pabloi n. sp. and the Female of L. howardi (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Colombia
Abstract A new Lutzomyia species in the subgenus Trichophoromyia, L. pabloi, is described and illustrated. A description of the previously unknown female of L. howardi Young is also presented. TheseExpand
Pathogenesis and in vivo interactions of human Streptococcus agalactiae isolates in the Galleria mellonella invertebrate model.
It has been shown that G. mellonella may be a representative in vivo model for baseline GBS studies and the use of L. gasseri in the GBS control strategies based on Lactobacillus formulations is supported. Expand
New Geographic Records of Warileyaand Brumptomyia (Diptera: Psychodidae) in South Western Colombia
The presence ofWarileya nigrossaculus and Warileya rotundipennis is informed in new localities of Buenaventura. Brumptomyia beaupertuyi is registered for the first time in western Colombia, in aExpand