Phlebotomine Fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) and Putative Vectors of Leishmaniases in Impacted Area by Hydroelectric Plant, State of Tocantins, Brazil

@inproceedings{Vilela2011PhlebotomineF,
  title={Phlebotomine Fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) and Putative Vectors of Leishmaniases in Impacted Area by Hydroelectric Plant, State of Tocantins, Brazil},
  author={Maur{\'i}cio Luiz Vilela and Carina Graser Azevedo and Bruno M Carvalho and Elizabeth Ferreira Rangel},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Although leishmaniases are regarded as serious public health issues in the State of Tocantins, as consequence of the impact of environmental changes, small advances in taxonomic and ecological studies of Phlebotominae fauna are taking place in this state. The present study aimed to improve the knowledge about the sand flies, as well as about the aspects of the bioecology of leishmaniases vectors from Porto Nacional, a city that was directly impacted by the construction of Luís… CONTINUE READING

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