The authors point out the dispersal of Phlebotomes in Eastern Sicily, especially about Catania city, from current literature, and take into consideration the risk of contracting leishmaniasis and a possible extension of Phlebotomus sergenti Parrot, 1917 distribution area in the rest of Sicily and in southern Italy with a connected risk of introduction of Leishmania tropica (Wright, 1903) in those areas.

Current knowledge on the presence of Leishmania vectors in Eastern Sicily, and possible risks for human and canine health

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2016

Abstract

The authors point out the dispersal of Phlebotomes in Eastern Sicily, especially about Catania city, from current literature, and take into consideration the risk of contracting leishmaniasis and a possible extension of Phlebotomus sergenti Parrot, 1917 distribution area in the rest of Sicily and in southern Italy with a connected risk of introduction of Leishmania tropica (Wright, 1903) in those areas.
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