[Epidemiological characteristics of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic region of the State of Bahia. III. Phlebotomine fauna].

@article{Vexenat1986EpidemiologicalCO,
  title={[Epidemiological characteristics of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic region of the State of Bahia. III. Phlebotomine fauna].},
  author={J A Vexenat and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Pereira Barretto and C{\'e}sar Augusto Cuba Cuba and Philip Davis Marsden},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1986},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={293-301}
}
The phlebotomine fauna is highly varied in Três Braços, an endemic area of american cutaneous leishmaniasis, situated in the cacao growing region in the southeast of Bahia State, Brazil. Thirty spécies of the Lutzomyia genus were identified in 13,535 specimens collected between 1976 and 1984. Lutzomyia whitmani was the dominant species accounting for 99% of flies in the peridomicile and 97.5% of those caught in homes. In the forest the predominant species were Lu. ayrozai and Lu. yuilli. Lu… CONTINUE READING