Lutzomyia Sand Fly Diversity and Rates of Infection by Wolbachia and an Exotic Leishmania Species on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

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BACKGROUND Sand flies (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) in the genus Lutzomyia are the predominant vectors of the protozoan disease leishmaniasis in the New World. Within the watershed of the Panama Canal, the cutaneous form of leishmaniasis is a continuous health threat for residents, tourists and members of an international research community. Here we… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000627

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@inproceedings{Azpurua2010LutzomyiaSF, title={Lutzomyia Sand Fly Diversity and Rates of Infection by Wolbachia and an Exotic Leishmania Species on Barro Colorado Island, Panama}, author={Jorge Azpurua and Dianne De La Cruz and Anayansi Valderama and Donald Windsor}, booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases}, year={2010} }