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- Reeves, Will K.; Cato, Cecilia Y.; Gilchriest, Travis
- Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 2008 v.24 no.3 pp. 444
- Ascogregarina; Bartonella; DNA; Lutzomyia; Rickettsia; Vesiculovirus; bacteria; disease outbreaks; entomopathogens; females; hematophagy; hosts; insect vectors; larvae; midgut; mites; parasites; parasitism; polymerase chain reaction; screening; viruses; Wyoming
- ... Phlebotomine sand flies are vectors of bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Lutzomyia apache, a North American sand fly, was incriminated as a vector of vesicular stomatitis viruses (VSV) due to overlapping ranges of the sand fly and recent outbreaks of VSV. We report on the discovery of 2 populations of L. apache in Wyoming from Albany and Fremont counties. We attempted to isolate VSV and phleboviru ...