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Related to phlebotomus: Leishmania, Phlebotomus argentipes
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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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Leishmaniasis, which can present as a fixed, indolent, longstanding ulcer, is transmitted by the bite of the Phlebotomus or Lutzomyia sandfly, which is not endemic to North America.
Moreover, different species of Phlebotomus and Sergentomya sand fly genera were identified in both North and South Waziristan; P.
Leishmania infantum infection rates in Phlebotomus perniciosus fed don natural infected dogs under antimonial treatment.
Sandfly fever, sometimes known as pappataci fever or Phlebotomus fever, is a vector transmitted viral illness with a history of affecting naive military formations that travel through or fight in areas where the infection is endemic.
In most cases, the parasite is transmitted by the bite of infected female sand flies of the genus Phlebotomus in the eastern hemisphere and Lutzomyia in the western hemisphere.
Ulkemizin de bircok ilinde fauna calismalari yapilmis olup simdiye kadar 24 Phlebotomus (5 alt cins), 4 Sergentomyia cinsine ait olmak uzere 28 kum sinegi turu saptanmistir (Tablo 1).
It takes the form of chronic ulcers which develop from inflammatory papules at the site of the Phlebotomus bite.
2006), acao repelente contra Phlebotomus papatasi (Yaghoobi-Ershadi et al.
Spatial correlation between Phlebotomus papatasi Scopoli (Diptera: Psychodidae) and incidence of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia.
Phlebotomus and Sergentomyia which are among the species of sandfly are found commonly in Turkey.