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phle·bot·o·mus fever

[New Latin Phlebotomus, sand fly genus (from Late Latin phlebotomus, lancet, from Greek phlebotomos, opening a vein; see phlebotomy).]
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Phleboviruses have been found in the Americas, Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean region.
Several species of Leishmania and phleboviruses have a common Phlebotomus spp vector.
Inhibition of bunyaviruses, phleboviruses, and hantaviruses by human MxA protein.
Sequence analysis showed a high genetic diversity with recognized phleboviruses, suggesting that this virus could represent a new species within the Phlebovirus genus.
Sand flies transmit protozoan parasites that cause leishmaniasis as well as phleboviruses (order Bunyavirales, family Phenuiviridae, genus Phlebovirus) (5,6).
In Africa and Asia (Figure 1), the peridomestic species bite insatiably and also are of major public health concern in many parts of the world, particularly in the Old World, where they are capable of transmitting pathogens, including protozoans (Leishmania) and viruses (Phleboviruses, sand fly fever).
Before identification of Heartland virus in these 2 patients, to our knowledge, there were no known phleboviruses that caused human disease in the United States (1,2).
Phlebotomine sand flies (Subfamily Phlebotominae, Family Psychodidae, Order Diptera) are of major health importance because they are capable of transmitting pathogens, including protozoans (Leishmania), bacteria (Bartonella), and viruses (Phleboviruses, sand fly fever).
Phleboviruses (genus Phlebovirus, family Phenuiviridae, order Bunyavirales) are 80-120 nm in length and display helical symmetry.
Animal models of emerging tick-borne phleboviruses: determining target cells in a lethal model of SFTSV infection.