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In this study we characterised metacyclogenesis in axenic culture of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis, the causative agent of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in the New World. Metacyclogenesis of other(More)
In this work, we characterise metacyclic promastigotes of Leishmania amazonensis, the causative agent of cutaneous and diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis in the New World. To purify metacyclics from(More)
Lutzomyia longipalpis females received single and mixed infections with Endotrypanum and Leishmania. Two biological parameters were analyzed: the percentage of infected females and the distribution(More)
OBJECTIVES Experiments were designed to determine if salivary gland homogenates (SGH) of the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis, the vasodilatory peptides maxadilan and pituitary adenylate(More)
The immunization of vertebrate hosts with vector components may be an alternative for the control of diseases transmitted by insects. In the present study we evaluated the effects of anti-sandfly(More)
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