Phlebotomine vector ecology in the domestic transmission of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Chaparral, Colombia.

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Phlebotomine vector ecology was studied in the largest recorded outbreak of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia in 2004. In two rural townships that had experienced contrasting patterns of case incidence, this study evaluated phlebotomine species composition, seasonal abundance, nocturnal activity, blood source, prevalence of Leishmania infection… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0560

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@article{Ferro2011PhlebotomineVE, title={Phlebotomine vector ecology in the domestic transmission of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Chaparral, Colombia.}, author={Cristina Ferro and Dairo Humberto Mar{\'i}n and Rafael E Gongora and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Carrasquilla and Jorge Eduardo Trujillo and Norma K Rueda and Jaime Mar{\'i}n and Carlos Valderrama-Ardila and Neal Douglas Edward Alexander and Maur{\'i}cio de Andrade P{\'e}rez and Leonard E. Munstermann and Clara Beatriz Ocampo}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2011}, volume={85 5}, pages={847-56} }