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Development of Leishmania major in Phlebotomus duboscqi and Sergentomyia schwetzi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
(University of Nairobi., 1990-07)
The extrinsic development of Leishmania major was observed in 2 man-biting sand flies, Phlebotomus duboscqi, a known vector, and Sergentomyia schwetzi, an assumed non-vector. Flies fed on a leishmanial lesion on the nose ...
Experimental transmission of Leishmania major to vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) by bites of Phlebotomus duboscqi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
(University of Nairobi., 1990-03)
Experimental transmission of Leishmania major to vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) was accomplished by bites of Phlebotomus duboscqi sandflies. Three-day-old, laboratory-reared P. duboscqi were fed on leishmanial ...
Isolation and characterization of flagellates from rodents and canids in Masinga, Machakos District, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1995-11)
A total of 728 animals comprising of 633 rodents and 95 canids were examined for leishmanial parasites. Flagellates were isolated from 67 out of 111 (60.4%) Acomys subspinosus (spiny mouse), 12 out of 143 (8.4% ) Mastomys ...
Animal reservoirs of leishmaniasis in Marigat, Baringo District, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi,, 1996-01)
A total of 1128 rodents belonging to seven genera were examined for leishmanial parasites over a period of sixteen months. Parasites were isolated from 36 (12.5%) Tatera robusta, 3 (0.5%) Arvicanthis niloticus, and 2 (0.8%) ...