Visceral leishmaniasis in the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
- E. S. Silva, C. M. Gontijo, R. Pacheco, V. O. Fiúza, R. Brazil
- MedicineMemórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
- 1 April 2001
The age distribution of visceral leishmaniasis cases in the MRBH shows a higher prevalence in children from 0-4 years old, responsible for 28.9% of the notifications, and an urbanization of the disease in this region of Minas Gerais.
Identification of naturally infected Lutzomyia intermedia and Lutzomyia migonei with Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) revealed by a PCR multiplex non-isotopic…
- Daniela de Pita-Pereira, C. R. Alves, C. Britto
- BiologyTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…
- 1 December 2005
PCR-based diagnosis for detection of Leishmania in skin and blood of rodents from an endemic area of cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.
- F. S. Oliveira, C. Pirmez, M. Q. Pires, R. Brazil, R. Pacheco
- BiologyVeterinary parasitology
- 15 May 2005
Abundance of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) and urban transmission of visceral leishmaniasis in Campo Grande, state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
- A. G. Oliveira, E. Galati, R. Brazil
- BiologyMemórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
- 1 December 2006
The high density of L. longipalpis in Campo Grande is the main factor of risk in transmission of the disease to human in the urban area, and N. antunesi, typical specie from Amazonian region, in Mato Grosso do Sul is reported for the first time.
SYBR Green-based Real-Time PCR targeting kinetoplast DNA can be used to discriminate between the main etiologic agents of Brazilian cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases
- D. Pita-Pereira, R. Lins, C. Britto
- Biology, MedicineParasites & Vectors
- 12 January 2012
Analysis of thermal dissociation curves targeting the conserved kinetoplast DNA minicircles region is able to provide a rapid and reliable method to identify the main etiologic agents of cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases in endemic regions of Brazil.
Investigation of the Bacterial Communities Associated with Females of Lutzomyia Sand Fly Species from South America
- M. R. Sant'Anna, A. Darby, R. Dillon
- BiologyPLoS ONE
- 3 August 2012
Investigation and identify the bacterial diversity associated with wild adult female Lutzomyia sand flies from different geographical locations in the New World confirmed that the Lutzomeia sand fly contain a limited array of bacterial phylotypes across several divisions.
Sand Fly Vectors of Leishmania in the Americas - A Mini Review
- R. Brazil, Anabela S Rodrigues, J. A. Filho
This current review updates the information on the vectors of leishmaniases in the Americas with a focus on the Neotropical region.
Analysis of the sex pheromone extract of individual male Lutzomyia longipalpis sandflies from six regions in Brazil
- J. Hamilton, R. Maingon, B. Alexander, R. Ward, R. Brazil
- BiologyMedical and Veterinary Entomology
- 1 December 2005
The results strongly suggest that members of the complex that produce different sex pheromones are reproductively isolated, thus strengthening the argument that the different chemotypes represent true sibling species.
DNA Barcoding of Neotropical Sand Flies (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae): Species Identification and Discovery within Brazil
- I. S. Pinto, B. S. D. Chagas, A. Peixoto
- BiologyPLoS ONE
- 27 October 2015
The results validate the effectiveness of DNA barcoding for species identification and the discovery of cryptic diversity in sand flies from Brazil.