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Noun1.phlebotomus - a mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
2.Phlebotomus - small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Psychodidae, Psychodidae - very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
Phlebotomus papatasii, sand fly, sandfly - any of various small dipterous flies; bloodsucking females can transmit sandfly fever and leishmaniasis
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Feed-through insecticides for the control of the sand fly Phlebotomus argentipes.
Insecticide susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes in visceral leishmaniasis endemic districts in India and Nepal.
Susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes and P papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) to insecticides.
The worker is of the impression that this male preponderance may be due to practices of adult males like sleeping in the cattle sheds or close cattle sheds where a high density of phlebotomus argentipes has been reported.
Visceral leishmaniasis also known as Indian Kala-azar is a parasitic disease caused by Leishmania donavani and transmitted by the bite of the sand fly vector Phlebotomus argentipes.
Kala azar (visceral leishmaniasis) is a deadly disease caused by parasitic protozoa Leishmanial donovani, transmitted to humans by the bite of infected female sandfly, Phlebotomus argentipes (1).
Irishman John Sinton discovered that the distribution area of kala-azar in India coincided with a map of the distribution of Phlebotomus argentipes (the silverfoot sand fly).
It is caused by the organism leishmania donovani and transmitted by the bite of sand fly vector, phlebotomus argentipes.
To the Editor: Kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) is a fatal disease caused by a protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani and transmitted by the female sandfly, Phlebotomus argentipes.
These flies were examined and confirmed as Phlebotomus argentipes.
On the Indian subcontinent, the disease is assumed to be an anthroponosis; the vector is a sand fly, Phlebotomus argentipes.