Bionomics and Spatial Distribution of Triatomine Vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi in Texas and Other Southern States, USA

@inproceedings{CurtisRobles2018BionomicsAS,
  title={Bionomics and Spatial Distribution of Triatomine Vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi in Texas and Other Southern States, USA},
  author={Rachel Curtis-Robles and Sarah A Hamer and Sage Lane and Michael Z. Levy and Gabriel L. Hamer},
  booktitle={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2018}
}
Defining spatial and temporal occurrences of triatomine vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, the agent of Chagas disease, in the US is critical for public health protection. Through a citizen science program and field collections from 2012 to 2016, we collected 3,215 triatomines, mainly from Texas. Using morphological and molecular approaches, we identified seven… CONTINUE READING