1985
DOI: 10.1590/s0037-86821985000400006
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Leishmania mexicana in Proechimys iheringi denigratus Moojen (Rodentia, Echimyidae) in a region endemic for American cutaneous leishmaniasis

Abstract: Three iso la tes o/L eishm ania were recoveredfrom fiv e o f2 7 specim ens o fth e rodent Proechim ys iheringi denigratus M oojen ca p tu red n ear Três B ra ço s in the A tla n tic F orest region o f B ahia, B ra zil. Two o fth e se isolates were recovered fro m ham sters inoculated with a p o o le d tritu rate o f liver, spleen a n d skin tissu e fro m ap p a ren tly healthy P. i. denigratus. The th ird iso la te w as recovered fro m a tritu rate o f o n ly skin tissue fro m another. M e ta sta sis w as obse… Show more

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“…forattinii (Falqueto et al 1985). The same parasite was isolated from the rodent Proechimys iheringi denigratus (Moojen) in the municipality of Três Braços, state of Bahia, Brazil (Barreto et al 1985). In the state of Bahia, based on the large numbers of specimens collected, experimental infection, and parasite development in the midgut of sand flies, Ny .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…forattinii (Falqueto et al 1985). The same parasite was isolated from the rodent Proechimys iheringi denigratus (Moojen) in the municipality of Três Braços, state of Bahia, Brazil (Barreto et al 1985). In the state of Bahia, based on the large numbers of specimens collected, experimental infection, and parasite development in the midgut of sand flies, Ny .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…( L .) forattinii (Barretto et al 1985, 1986). However, no sand fly species were found naturally infected by L .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…and Trypanosoma sp. (Barretto et al, 1985). However, there have been few studies examining their helminth fauna.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%