- Erich Loza Telleria,
- Andrea Martins-da-Silva,
- Antonio Jorge Tempone,
- Yara Maria Traub-Csekö
Parasitology 2018 Jun 20:1-18. Epub 2018 Jun 20.
Laboratório de Biologia Molecular de Parasitas e Vetores,Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz,Av. Brasil 4365,Rio de Janeiro,RJ,Brazil.
In this review, we explore the state-of-the-art of sand fly relationships with microbiota, viruses and Leishmania, with particular emphasis on the vector immune responses. Insect-borne diseases are a major public health problem in the world. Phlebotomine sand flies are proven vectors of several aetiological agents including viruses, bacteria and the trypanosomatid Leishmania, which are responsible for diseases such as viral encephalitis, bartonellosis and leishmaniasis, respectively. Read More