Temperature-derived potential for the establishment of phlebotomine sandflies and visceral leishmaniasis in Germany.

@article{Fischer2010TemperaturederivedPF,
  title={Temperature-derived potential for the establishment of phlebotomine sandflies and visceral leishmaniasis in Germany.},
  author={Dominik Fischer and Stephanie Margarete Thomas and Carl Beierkuhnlein},
  journal={Geospatial health},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={59-69}
}
Climate change is expected to manifest in the shift of organisms to regions where they were not present in the past, potentially entailing previously unseen biological risks. However, studies evaluating these future trends are scarce. Here, an important group of vectors (sandflies) and the pathogen transmitted (Leishmania infantum complex) causing the infectious disease visceral leishmaniasis is investigated, focussing on potential establishment in Germany during the 21st century. As the most… CONTINUE READING
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