Ecology of Phlebotomine Sand Flies in the Rural Community of Mont Rolland (Thiès Region, Senegal): Area of Transmission of Canine Leishmaniasis

@inproceedings{Senghor2011EcologyOP,
  title={Ecology of Phlebotomine Sand Flies in the Rural Community of Mont Rolland (Thi{\`e}s Region, Senegal): Area of Transmission of Canine Leishmaniasis},
  author={Massila Wagu{\'e} Senghor and Malick Ndao Faye and Babacar T. Faye and Karamoko Diarra and Eric Elguero and Oumar Gaye and Anne-Laure Ba{\~n}uls and Abdoul Aziz Niang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Different epidemiological studies previously indicated that canine leishmaniasis is present in the region of Thiès (Senegal). However, the risks to human health, the transmission cycle and particularly the implicated vectors are unknown. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS To improve our knowledge on the population of phlebotomine sand flies and the potential vectors of canine leishmaniasis, sand flies were collected using sticky traps, light traps and indoor spraying method using… CONTINUE READING

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