Mechanical transmission of human protozoan parasites by insects.

@article{Graczyk2005MechanicalTO,
  title={Mechanical transmission of human protozoan parasites by insects.},
  author={Thaddeus K. Graczyk and Ronald Knight and Leena Tamang},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          128-32
        }
}
The filthy breeding habits, feeding mechanisms, and indiscriminate travel between filth and food make some groups of synanthropic insects such as nonbiting flies and cockroaches efficient vectors of human enteric protozoan parasites. Twenty-one species of filth flies have been listed by regulatory agencies concerned with sanitation and public health as causative agents of gastrointestinal diseases based on synanthropy, endophily, communicative behavior, and strong attraction to filth and human… CONTINUE READING

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