Phlebotomus

[n] - small blood-sucking sand flies that resemble moths
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phlebotomus

A genus of psychodidae which functions as the vector of a number of pathogenic organisms, including leishmania donovani, leishmania tropica, bartonella bacilliformis, and the pappataci fever virus (sandfly fever group viruses). ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Phlebotomus

genus Phlebotomus noun small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths
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Phlebotomus

(flә-bot´ә-mәs) the sandflies. a genus of biting flies, of which females are blood sucking. Various species are vectors of diseases such as visceral leishmaniasis (P. argen´tipes, P. chinen´sis, P. marti´ni, P. pernicio´sus), bartonellosis (P. nogu´chi, P. verruca´rum), cutaneous leishmaniasis (P. lon´...
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Phlebotomus

(from the article `bartonellosis`) The disease is transmitted to humans by the night-biting sand fly of the genus Phlebotomus, which propagates in the Andes Mountains in parts of Peru, ... ...Epidemic relapsing fever, caused by spirochetes, is transmitted to man by the human louse Pediculus. Leishmaniasis, caused by the protozoan ... ...
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Phlebotomus

Phlebotomus A genus of very small, bloodsucking sandflies of the family Psychodidae, many species of which are vectors of disease-causing organisms.
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Phlebotomus

Type: Term Pronunciation: flĕ-bot′ō-mŭs Definitions: 1. A genus of small bloodsucking sandflies of the subfamily Phlebotominae, family Psychodidae.
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Phlebotomus

==Epidemiology== In the Old World, Phlebotomus sand flies are primarily responsible for the transmission of leishmaniasis, an important parasitic disease, while transmission in the New World, is generally via sand flies of the genus Lutzomyia. The protozoan parasite itself is a species of the genus Leishmania. Leishmaniasis normally finds a mammal...
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