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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
Tropical spastic paraparesis in colombia
The demonstration of IgG antibodies in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with TSP in the Caribbean and Seychelles Islands, southern Japan, and the Ivory Coast indicate that the HTLV‐I retrovirus could be the cause of this “tropical” myeloneuropathy. Expand
Distribution of triatomine-transmitted trypanosomiasis in Colombia and new records of the bugs and infections.
Assessment of all available records of the distribution oftrypanosomes in bugs, man and animals in Colombia indicates that the Catatumbo, Oriental, and Magdalena River Valley natural regions are the most important endemic areas of trypanosomiasis. Expand
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
New species of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Colombia.
Eight new species of Culicoides biting midges are described and figured from material collected during a survey of bloodsucking insects on the Rio Raposo, Valle, Colombia: Culicoides beaveri, C.Expand
Epidemiology of Trypanosoma cruzi in the oriental plains of Colombia.
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
Leishmaniasis in Colombia, a review.
  • J. Werner, P. Barreto
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American journal of tropical medicine and…
  • 1 July 1981
Cutaneous leishmaniasis has been reported from most humid, lowland regions, and apparently the disease is endemic in nearly all the administrative sections of the country, and seems to occur in around 25% of the cases. 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