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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060

Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.81 no.1 Rio de Janeiro Jan./Mar. 1986

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761986000100020 

Experimental infection of Lutzomyia longipalpis fed on a patient with cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania mexicana amazonensis

Leonidas M. Deane1 

Elizabeth Ferreira Rangel2 

Manoel Paes-Oliveira3 

Gabriel Grimaldi Junior4 

Hooman Momen5 

Nataly de Souza1 

Eduardo D. Wermelinger1 

André F. Barbosa1 

Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Entomologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

FIOCRUZ, Departamento de Entomologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Hospital Evandro Chagas, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Imunologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

ABSTRACT

The authors were able to infect phlebotomine sandflies on a human case of American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis by feeding females of Lutzomyia longipalpis on a patient with a lesion due to Leishmania mexicana amazonensis.

Key words: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis; Lutzomyia longipalpis; Leishmania mexicana amazonensis

RESUMO

Os autores lograram infectar flebótomos em um caso humano de leishmaniose tegumentar americana fazendo fêmeas de Lutzomyia longipalpis se alimentarem em paciente com lesões devida à Leishmania mexicana amazonensis.

 

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