Spatial and temporal changes in Lutzomyia longipalpis abundance, a Leishmania infantum vector in an urban area in northeastern Argentina

@inproceedings{Fernndez2013SpatialAT,
  title={Spatial and temporal changes in Lutzomyia
longipalpis abundance, a Leishmania infantum vector in an
urban area in northeastern Argentina},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Soledad Fern{\'a}ndez and Mar{\'i}a Soledad Santini and Regino Cavia and Adolfo Enrique Sandoval and Adriana Alicia P{\'e}rez and Soraya Alejandra Acardi and Oscar Daniel Salom{\'o}n},
  booktitle={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2013}
}
This study aimed to analyse changes in the spatial distribution of Lutzomyia longipalpis in Posadas, an urban area located in northeastern Argentina. Data were obtained during the summer of 2007 and 2009 through two entomological surveys of peridomiciles distributed around the city. The abundance distribution pattern for 2009 was computed and compared with the previous pattern obtained in 2007, when the first human visceral leishmaniasis cases were reported in the city. Vector abundance was… CONTINUE READING