Importance of Triatoma pallidipennis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) as a vector of Trypanosoma cruzi (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in the state of Morelos, Mexico, and possible ecotopes.

@article{Bautista1999ImportanceOT,
  title={Importance of Triatoma pallidipennis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) as a vector of Trypanosoma cruzi (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in the state of Morelos, Mexico, and possible ecotopes.},
  author={N L Bautista and Guadalupe Garc{\'i}a de la Torre and Irene de Haro Arteaga and Paz Mar{\'i}a Salazar Schettino},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={233-5}
}
We performed a transversal-type epidemiological study in the state of Morelos, Mexico, to determine the presence of triatomines, their ecotopes, and importance in transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Chagas. Sampling sites included domestic, peridomestic, and wild areas with collection based on the person per hour technique. We determined the entomological indices related to infestation, density, overcrowding, colonization, infection, and dispersion, which were used to calculate transmission risk… CONTINUE READING

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