Simuliidae

Known as: Black Flies, Blackflies, Fly, Black 
Several species of the genus Simulium (family Simuliidae) that act as intermediate hosts (vectors) for the parasitic disease ONCHOCERCIASIS.
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2013
2013
Tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) vector pathogenic African trypanosomes, which cause sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in… (More)
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2009
2009
Habitat and life history are critical elements in assessing the production dynamics of invertebrates and their role in aquatic… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
To obtain an insight into the salivary transcriptome and proteome (sialome) of the adult female mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus… (More)
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2004
2004
The African trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei, which causes sleeping sickness in humans and Nagana disease in livestock, is spread… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sixty-four experts from a variety of disciplines attended a Conference on the Eradicability of Onchocerciasis at The Carter… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Nonindigenous vectors that arrive, establish, and spread in new areas have fomented throughout recorded history epidemics of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae) harbour three different symbiotic organisms in addition to the pathogenic African… (More)
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1995
Review
1995
DNA probe and PCR-based assays to identify and detect parasites are technically complex; however, they have high sensitivity… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Universal primers constructed from the 16S ribosomal RNA gene in the Drosophila yakuba mitochondrial genome were successfully… (More)
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1986
Review
1986
 
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