First report of Warileya rotundipennis (Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) naturally infected with Leishmania (Viannia) in a focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia.

@article{Moreno2015FirstRO,
  title={First report of Warileya rotundipennis (Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) naturally infected with Leishmania (Viannia) in a focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia.},
  author={Mabel Moreno and Cristina Lemes Barbosa Ferro and Mariana Rosales-Chilama and Luisa Rubiano and Marcela Delgado and Alexandra Coss{\'i}o and Mar{\'i}a Adelaida G{\'o}mez and Clara B Ocampo and Nancy Gore Saravia},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2015},
  volume={148},
  pages={
          191-6
        }
}
The expansion of transmission of cutaneous leishmaniasis from sylvatic ecosystems into peri-urban and domestic settings has occurred as sand flies have adapted to anthropogenic environmental modifications. Assessment of the intradomiciliary presence of sand flies in households of the settlement "La Cabaña", in the Department of Risaralda, Colombia, revealed an abundance of Warileya rotundipennis. This unexpected observation motivated further analyses to evaluate the participation of this… CONTINUE READING