Javier Escobedo-Ortegon

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The mechanisms involved in the pathology of chronic chagasic cardiomyopathy are still debated, and the controversy has interfered with the development of new treatments and vaccines. Because of the potential of DNA vaccines for immunotherapy of chronic and infectious diseases, we tested if DNA vaccines could control an ongoing Trypanosoma cruzi infection.(More)
The present is a longitudinal study that describes the abundance of Triatoma dimidiata (Latreille) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) and its infection with Trypanosoma cruzi in a rural community of Yucatan, Mexico. From a total of 370 individuals collected, 81.3% were adults, most from intradomicile ecotope (282/301), but nymphs were more abundant in peridomicile(More)
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