Natural infections of phlebotomine sandflies with Trypanosomatidae in central and south Italy.

@article{Maroli1988NaturalIO,
  title={Natural infections of phlebotomine sandflies with Trypanosomatidae in central and south Italy.},
  author={Michele Maroli and Marina Gramiccia and Luigi Gradoni and Paul Donald Ready and Deborah F. Smith and Christopher J Aquino},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1988},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={227-8}
}
In a survey of Leishmania infections of phlebotomine sandflies caught in central and south Italy in 1986, zymodeme MON-1 (Montpellier 1) of Leishmania infantum was isolated from Phlebotomus perniciosus and L. tarentolae [= Trypanosoma platydactyli?] was isolated from Sergentomyia minuta, providing for mainland Italy the first direct proof of these long-suspected parasite-vector associations. The roles of P. perfiliewi and P. perniciosus in the transmission of Leishmania spp. in Italy are… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…