2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0074-02762011000300023
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Lutzomyia longipalpis in Uruguay: the first report and the potential of visceral leishmaniasis transmission

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“…Lutzomyia longipalpis is the main vector of Leishmania infantum chagasi (Gontijo & Melo 2004) and has been reported in all regions of Brazil and in many countries of South America (Souza et al 2009, Salomón et al 2011. It is the most frequent and perhaps the best adapted species with respect to living with humans and domestic animals (Rebêlo et al 1999).…”
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“…Lutzomyia longipalpis is the main vector of Leishmania infantum chagasi (Gontijo & Melo 2004) and has been reported in all regions of Brazil and in many countries of South America (Souza et al 2009, Salomón et al 2011. It is the most frequent and perhaps the best adapted species with respect to living with humans and domestic animals (Rebêlo et al 1999).…”
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“…longipalpis has been reported in areas that coincide with the occurrence of VL [7][8][9] . In Argentina, where more studies on sandflies have been carried out, the geographical distribution of Lu.…”
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“…Subsequent findings have shown dispersion of the vector Lu. longipalpis towards the south 23,24 , along with cases of canine VL in the provinces of Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Ríos and Formosa 23 . Canine and human cases have also been detected in the province of Santiago del Estero, but Migonemyia migonei, a species which has also been proposed as a link between the wild zoonotic cycle in rural areas and the domestic cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) 19 , has been implicated as putative vector 22 .…”
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