Risk Assessment of the Role of the Ecotones in the Transmission of Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Central Tunisia

Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL), endemic in Central and Southern Tunisia, is caused by <i>Leishmania major</i> (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae), which is transmitted by the sand fly <i>Phlebotomus papatasi</i>. In Tunisia, the fat sand rat <i>Psammomys obesus&l...

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Main Authors: Walid Barhoumi, Ifhem Chelbi, Wasfi Fares, Sami Zhioua, Mohamed Abbas, Mohamed Derbali, Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao, Elyes Zhioua
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-09-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/17/9274