phlebotomus

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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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Phlebotomus sergenti has been confirmed as the vector of CL caused by L.
The vectorial competence of Phlebotomus sergenti is specific for Leishmania tropica and is controlled by species-specific, lipophosphoglycan-mediated midgut attachment.
Phlebotomus sergenti found susceptible to deltamethrin in Mashhad, northeast of Iran (17) and susceptible to DDT (4%) in Esfahan province (18).
Multifarious characterization of Leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating Phlebotomus sergenti as its vector.