Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 21, Number 12—December 2015

Vectorborne Transmission of Leishmania infantum from Hounds, United States

Robert G. Schaut, Maricela Robles-Murguia, Rachel Juelsgaard, Kevin J. Esch, Lyric C. Bartholomay, Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao, and Christine A. PetersenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA (R.G. Schaut, C.A. Petersen); Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA (M. Robles-Murguia, M. Ramalho-Ortigao); Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA (R. Juelsgaard, K.J. Esch); University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (L.C. Bartholomay)

Main Article

Table 2

Blood meal feeding and Leishmania infantum infection status of sandflies that fed on L. infantum–infected hamsters

Hamster no.
No. sandflies in which blood was visible/no. examined
PCR result for L. infantum from sandfly DNA extraction
1 1/5
2 2/5 +
3 1/5
4 0/5 Not applicable
5 3/5 2 + /1 –
6 2/5 1 +/ 1 –
7 2/5

Main Article

Page created: November 17, 2015
Page updated: November 17, 2015
Page reviewed: November 17, 2015
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.