The taxonomic status of Phlebotomus sergenti
parrot, 1917, vector of Leishmania tropica (Wright, 1903) and Phlebotomus similis Perfiliev, 1963 (Diptera-Psychodidae).
females were tested individually for infection by Leishmania species, a part of nucleic acid (NA) extracted was pooled for the detection of phlebovirus RNA.
, a vector of Leishmania tropica in Saudi Arabia.
Intraspecific variation within Phlebotomus sergenti
Parrot (1917) (Diptera: Psychodidae) based on mtDNA sequences in Islamic Republic of Iran.
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.
In central Asia, ACL is transmitted mainly by the sandfly Phlebotomus sergenti
in urban or periurban environments (5).
Indeed, Phlebotomus sergenti
(Diptera: Psychodidae) has an extensive geographical distribution, wider than that of the anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL).
To the Editor: In Afghanistan, most cutaneous leishmaniasis cases are caused by Leishmania tropica, which is transmitted anthroponotically by the sandfly Phlebotomus sergenti
Anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kabul: the high susceptibility of Phlebotomus sergenti
to Leishrnania tropica.