Cocirculation of 2 Genotypes of Toscana Virus, Southeastern France
Remi N. Charrel*† , Arezki Izri‡1, Sarah Temmam*1, Pascal Delaunay§, Isabelle Toga*†, Henri Dumon*†, Pierre Marty§, Xavier de Lamballerie*†2, and Philippe Parola*2
Author affiliations: *Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France; †Assistance Publique – Hopitaux de Marselle, Timone, Marseille, France; ‡Unité de Formation et de Recherche, Bobigny, Paris, France; §Centre Hospitalier Universitaire l’Archet, Nice, France; Assistance Publique – Hopitaux de Marselle, Nord, Marseille, France; 1Equally participated in this work.; 2Equally participated in the design and supervision of this study.;
Figure 1. CDC light traps, adapted for sandfly trapping, placed in horse stables (A), near rabbit hutches and henhouses (B), and in quiet places in the shade of human habitations, where dogs sleep (C). Engorged female Phlebotomus perniciosus sandfly trapped in a horse stable (D); spermatheca of Ph. perniciosus female after dissection (E); genitalia of Ph. perniciosus male after dissection (F).
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