First report of naturally infected Sergentomyia minuta with Leishmania major in Tunisia

Abstract

Many sand fly species are implicated in the transmission cycle of Leishmania parasites around the world. Incriminating new sand flies species, as vectors of Leishmania is crucial to understanding the parasite–vector transmission cycle in different areas in Tunisia and surrounding countries. Seventy-four unfed females belonging to the genera Sergentomyia and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-1269-4

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