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Phlebotomus sergenti (Parrot, 1917) identified as Leishmania killicki host in Ghardaïa, south Algeria.
These findings strongly suggest that the human cutaneous leishmaniases caused by L. killicki is a zoonotic disease with P. sergenti sand flies acting as hosts and vectors and gundi rodents as reservoirs. Expand
Remote sensing, land cover changes, and vector-borne diseases: use of high spatial resolution satellite imagery to map the risk of occurrence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ghardaïa, Algeria.
  • R. Garni, A. Tran, +4 authors Z. Harrat
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of…
  • 1 December 2014
The results showed that remote sensing analysis can be used to map and differentiate risk areas for the two species causing CL and identify palm groves and areas bordering the river crossing the city as areas at risk of CL due to L. killicki. Expand
First Detection of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Algiers, the Capital City of Algeria
This is the first record of this invasive species in Algiers, where residents experienced huge daytime mosquito nuisance an entomological investigation was carried out in July 2016. Expand
Presence of Phlebotomus perniciosus Atypical Form in Algeria
This study proved for the first time the presence of atypical form of P. perniciosus in Algeria, previously confused with P. longicuspis. Expand