Seasonal variations of microclimatic conditions in domestic and peridomestic habitats of Triatoma infestans in rural northwest Argentina.

@article{VazquezProkopec2002SeasonalVO,
  title={Seasonal variations of microclimatic conditions in domestic and peridomestic habitats of Triatoma infestans in rural northwest Argentina.},
  author={Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec and Leonardo A. Ceballos and Mar{\'i}a Carla Cecere and Ricardo E G{\"u}rtler},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2002},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={229-38}
}
Our objectives were to describe and compare the seasonal variations in microclimatic conditions in domestic and peridomestic ecotopes infested by Triatoma infestans, the main vector of Chagas disease, in rural northwestern Argentina. Using data loggers for 4-7 consecutive days in October 2000, February, May and August 2001, microsite (interior of thatched roofs) and ambient temperatures or relative humidity (RH) were recorded simultaneously and compared with an external reference. The damping… CONTINUE READING

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