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The Phlebotomus papatasi systemic transcriptional response to trypanosomatid-contaminated blood does not differ from the non-infected blood meal

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Background Leishmaniasis, caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania, is a disease that affects up to 8 million people worldwide. Parasites are transmitted to human and animal hosts through the bite of an infected sand fly. Novel strategies for disease control require a better understanding of the key step for transmission, namely the establishment of infection inside the fly. Methods The aim of this work was to identify sand fly systemic transcriptomic signatures associated with Leishmania...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13071-020-04498-0

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0000-0002-0432-2707
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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BB/K003569/1
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BioMed Central
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Parasites and Vectors More from this journal
Volume:
14
Article number:
15
Publication date:
2021-01-06
Acceptance date:
2020-11-23
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1756-3305
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33407867
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English
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1157869
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2022-03-22

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