Insect vectors of Leishmania: distribution, physiology and their control.

@article{Sharma2008InsectVO,
  title={Insect vectors of Leishmania: distribution, physiology and their control.},
  author={Umakant Sharma and Sarman Singh},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          255-72
        }
}
Leishmaniasis is a deadly vector-borne disease that causes significant morbidity and mortality in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Mediterranean regions. The causative agent of leishmaniasis is transmitted from man to man by a tiny insect called sandfly. Approximately, 600 species of sandflies are known but only 10% of these act as disease vectors. Further, only 30 species of these are important from public health point. Fauna of Indian sub-zone is represented by 46 species, of these, 11 belong… CONTINUE READING

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