Circadian entrainment by light and host in the Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans.


Triatoma infestans (Reduviidae: Triatominae, "kissing bug") is the main insect vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, a chronic trypanosomiasis infecting 10 million people world-wide. This hematophagous bug feeds on diurnal and nocturnal species during each host's quiescent time. As the hosts are also its major predators… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/07420528.2013.846352


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