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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 858657, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/858657
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Studies on the Feeding Habits of Lutzomyia (Lutzomyia) longipalpis (Lutz & Neiva, 1912) (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) Populations from Endemic Areas of American Visceral Leishmaniasis in Northeastern Brazil

1Laboratório de Transmissores de Leishmanioses, Laboratório de Referência em Vigilância Entomológica, Taxonomia e Ecologia de Vetores das Leishmanioses do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Avenida Brasil, 4365, 21040-360 Manguinhos, RJ, Brazil
2Laboratório de Pesquisa e Serviços em Saúde Pública, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sérgio Arouca, FIOCRUZ, Rua Leopoldo Bulhões, 1480, 21041-210 Manguinhos, RJ, Brazil
3Laboratório de Imunoparasitologia, Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz, FIOCRUZ, Rua Valdemar Falcão, 121, 40296-710 Salvador, BA, Brazil
4Laboratório de Vetores, Reservatórios e Animais Peçonhentos Dr. Thomaz Aragão SESA/CE, Rua dos Tabajaras, 268, Praia de Iracema, Fortaleza, 60060-510 CE, Brazil

Received 15 August 2011; Revised 24 October 2011; Accepted 14 November 2011

Academic Editor: Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao

Copyright © 2012 Margarete Martins dos Santos Afonso 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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