Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

Hi, I have a question and I hope anyone could answer it:

Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

 (a) Glossina palpalis – Sleeping sickness

 (b) Culex pipiens – Filariasis

 (c) Aedes aegypti – Yellow fever

 (d) Anopheles culicifacies – Leishmaniasis

1 Answer

  1. Correct option is C)
    Filariasis is a parasitic disease, caused by an infection with roundworms of the filarioidea type. These are spread by blood-feeding black flies and mosquitoes, like Culex pipiens.

    The yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) is a mosquito that can spread dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever viruses and other diseases.

    Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) is transmitted to man and animals by a blood sucking insect, the tsetse fly, Glossina palpalis.

    Leishmaniasis, a tropical and subtropical disease caused by Leishmania and transmitted by the bite of sandflies Phlebotomus papatasi

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