1921
Volume 37, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract

An agar plating technique was used to determine the number of amastigotes ingested by fed on papules on caused by and on lesions on caused by . The technique involved homogenizing sand flies after bloodfeeding on the infected animals and spreading the homogenate over the surface of agar plates. A great variation in the number of amastigotes ingested by individual sand flies was demonstrated. Not all amastigotes ingested developed anterior stomodeal infections.

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  • Accepted : 15 May 1987

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