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Table 4 Phlebotomine sand flies submitted to Leishmania natural infection survey

From: Leishmaniasis transmission in an ecotourism area: potential vectors in Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Species Monitoring station Positive Negative Total Infection rate (%)
Lutzomyia edwardsi MS2 0 6 6 -
Lutzomyia migonei* MS2 0 1 1 -
  MS3 3 26 29 10.3
Lutzomyia tupynambai MS2 0 2 2 -
  MS3 0 1 1 -
Lutzomyia rupicola MS2 0 13 13 -
  MS3 0 1 1 -
Lutzomyia pelloni MS2 0 2 2 -
Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia* MS2 0 1 1 -
  MS3 0 2 2 -
Total   3 55 58 5.2
  1. MS1: Vila do Abraão; MS2: Enseada das Estrelas; MS3: Praia Vermelha; M: Males; F: Females.
  2. *Potential leishmaniases vector species.