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Sandflies and Disease in Cyprus; 1944 – 1985

  • Donald M. Minter
  • U. R. Eitrem
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 171)


The only previous sandfly survey of Cyprus was that of Adler (1946), in which about 2 000 sandflies were collected, from all parts of the island, in the period 10 August – 9 September, 1944. This report mainly deals with a partial re-survey of the island 41 years later, from 26 June – 26 July, 1985.


Visceral Leishmaniasis Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Canine Leishmaniasis Spermathecal Duct Phlebotomine Sandfly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald M. Minter
    • 1
  • U. R. Eitrem
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineLondonEngland
  2. 2.Department of Infectious DiseasesCentral HospitalKarlskronaSweden
  3. 3.National Bacteriological LaboratoryStockholmSweden

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