Seasonal Variation in the Prevalence of Sand Flies Infected with Leishmania donovani

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BACKGROUND Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is a life threatening neglected infectious disease in the Indian subcontinent, transmitted by the bite of female sand flies. Estimation of the infectivity in the vector population, collected in different seasons, may be useful to better understanding the transmission dynamics of VL as well as to plan vector control… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061370

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