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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 439174, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/439174
Research Article

Differential Midgut Attachment of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis in the Sand Flies Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) whitmani and Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia

1Laboratory of Medical Entomology, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Avenue Augusto de Lima 1715, 30190-002 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Laboratório de Transmissores de Leishmanioses, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz/FIOCRUZ, Avenue Brasil 4365, 21040-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3Department of Biochemistry, University of Kentucky Medical Center, College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536, USA

Received 19 June 2009; Accepted 31 August 2009

Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar

Copyright © 2010 Rodrigo P. Soares et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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