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Volume 25, Number 2—February 2019

Identification of Leishmania Species in Naturally Infected Sand Flies from Refugee Camps, Greece

Emmanouil A. Fotakis, Ioannis A. Giantsis, Aimilia Avgerinou, Sofoklis Kourtidis, Evangelia Agathaggelidou, Christina Kapoula, Glykeria Dadakou, John Vontas, and Alexandra ChaskopoulouComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece (E.A. Fotakis, J. Vontas); Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion, Greece (E.A. Fotakis, J. Vontas); US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service—European Biological Control Laboratory, Thessaloniki, Greece (I.A. Giantsis, A. Avgerinou, A. Chaskopoulou); General Directorate of Public Health and Social Welfare, Region of Central Macedonia, Thessaloniki (S. Kourtidis, E. Agathaggelidou, C. Kapoula, G. Dadakou)

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Table 1

Sand fly pool grouping of refugee camp samples and Leishmania detection at pool level, Greece

Refugee camp Sand fly species No. specimens No. pools No. (%) Leishmania-
positive pools
P. tobbi 45 3 3 (100.0)
P. perfiliewi 9 1 1 (100.0)
P. simici 6 1 1 (100.0)
5 (100.0)
P. tobbi 15 1 1 (100.0)
P. perfiliewi 45 3 3 (100.0)
P. simici 7 1 1 (100.0)
5 (100.0)
Souda P. perfiliewi 11 1 0
P. neglectus 10 1 0

Vial P. perfiliewi 24 2 0
P. neglectus 16 1 0
Total 40 3 0

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