Clin Microbiol Rev 2011; 24: Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2013; 107: The dog population was only 12 animals belonging to five households and there were 133 chickens distributed in five houses but no bugs were found in the chicken coops. We thank Dr.
Reduviidae and their significance as vectors of Chagas' disease. In order to be elected as a good marker, the trace element tested must persist in the insect for a long period of time, say 120 days, without compromising survival rate. Because G.
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This new behavior of T. Reduviidae under laboratory conditions.
J Vector Ecol. Once selected, the 20 infested households were divided in two equivalent groups of 10 each in order to intervene in the houses of one group case-houses , leaving the others as control-houses.
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In four of these, the inhabitants had made physical changes, eliminating the insects temporarily; in two houses the owners had recently sprayed insecticide; one house was demolished; another house was accidentally burned; and, in the last two houses, which previously had a few insects, we were unable to find them again.
In a previous survey of 50 houses in the area performed in August-September of 2001, as part of a wider study in three other regions of the country to evaluate different parameters related to the prevalence of T.
Overall, engorged T. Mortality for each fungal treatment was measured as the average time days between a fungal application and the death of an insect; only triatomines with spores were included in the counts.