[Prevention and control of leishmaniasis vectors: current approaches].

  title={[Prevention and control of leishmaniasis vectors: current approaches].},
  author={Michele Maroli and Cristina Khoury},
  volume={46 1-2},
Phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are the suspected or proven vectors of Leishmania spp. in at least 88 countries, including over 40 Phlebotomus species in the Old World and a further 30 belonging to the genus Lutzomyia in the New World. In recent years, both cutaneous (CL) and zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (ZVL) have become increasingly prevalent in urban areas, including large Latin American cities. A similar trend has been recorded in all Mediterranean areas during the last… CONTINUE READING


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