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General Aspects

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Veterinary and Medical Importance

Overview

Veterinary and medical importance of sand flies is mainly determined by their capability of disease transmission.
The following disease has been reported to be transmitted by sand flies:

  • Leishmaniosis, Leishmania infantum

For detailed information on this subject see under Leishmaniosis

Occurrence Maps

Each country has its specific occurrence of CVBDs depending on climate and endemic vectors. See the maps

Clinical Sessions

The following authentic case reports provide insights into selected CVBD cases

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Interesting Links

CVBD and parasito­logical relevant websites. More...

CVBD Digest Articles

Findings from the CVBD symposia. More...