Developmental and reproductive patterns of Triatoma brasiliensis infected with Trypanosoma cruzi under laboratory conditions.

@article{Oliveira2010DevelopmentalAR,
  title={Developmental and reproductive patterns of Triatoma brasiliensis infected with Trypanosoma cruzi under laboratory conditions.},
  author={Tiago G. de Oliveira and Filipe An{\'i}bal Carvalho-Costa and Ta{\'i}s Ferreira Gomes and Ot{\'i}lia Sarquis and Ricardo Sposina and Marli M Lima},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2010},
  volume={105 8},
  pages={1057-60}
}
The aim of this work was to study the interaction between Trypanosoma cruzi-1 and Triatoma brasiliensis. A group of 1st instar nymphs was initially fed on T. cruzi-infected mice and a control group was fed on uninfected mice. From the second feeding onwards, both groups were otherwise fed on non-infected mice. The resulting adults were grouped in pairs: infected male/uninfected female, uninfected male/infected female, infected male and female and uninfected male/uninfected female. The infection… CONTINUE READING