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Phlebotomus Fever Transmission
Facts about phlebotomus fever:
- The virus is transmitted through the bite of a sand fly, called Phlebotomus fly.
- Phlebotomus fever is found in the South America, Africa, and the Middle East.
PubMed Phlebotomus Fever References
- Bartelloni PJ, Tesh RB. Clinical and serologic responses of volunteers infected with phlebotomus fever virus (Sicilian type). Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1976 May;25(3):456-62. 
- Travassos da Rosa AP, Tesh RB, Pinheiro FP, Travassos da Rosa JF, Peterson NE. Characterization of eight new phlebotomus fever serogroup arboviruses (Bunyaviridae: Phlebovirus) from the Amazon region of Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1983 Sep;32(5):1164-71.