Panstrongylus


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Panstrongylus

(pan″stron′jĭ-lŭs)
A genus of insects belonging to the order Hemiptera, family Reduviidae. Members of this genus are vectors for Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease.
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In relation to the Brazilian Northeast, the same stands out for the dispersion rates, domestic infestation, colonization and natural infection, anthropophilia and number of captures of species Triatoma brasiliensis, Triatoma pseudomaculata and Panstrongylus megistus.
lecticularia, the spermatheca are sinuous with the reservoir connected to the common oviduct with a narrower duct in comparison with the duct portion near to the reservoir, as found in the triatomines Panstrongylus megistus, P.
Triatomines are necessarily hematophagous and belong to the genera Triatoma, Panstrongylus, and Rhodnius [20].
The vector transmission of CD is mainly occurred by hematophagous triatomines of the genera Panstrongylus, Rhodnius, and Triatoma.
So far, 153 species of triatomines were identified and those belonging to the Rhodnius, Triatoma, and Panstrongylus genera are the major members of this group [5-7].
From 2002-2010, we isolated the uncharacterized clones from humans; triatomine vectors (Panstrongylus geniculatus, Rhodnius prolixus, and Triatoma venosa insects); and sylvatic mammalian hosts (Dasypus spp.
Por ultimo, se destaca la presencia de 16 individuos del genero Panstrongylus Berg, capturados en los tres fragmentos.
cruzi en Europa (2); 3.- la reemergencia de la enfermedad, manifestada como brotes epidemicos de Chagas agudo por transmision oral, asociados a la presencia de Panstrongylus geniculatus en las fuentes alimentarias, ha sido reportada en Venezuela, Brasil, Colombia y Argentina (3).
After a successful chemical control of Triatoma infestans (Klugi, 1834), the other main vectors of Chagas causing agent, Panstrongylus megistus Burmeister, 1835, Rhodnius prolixus Stal, 1859, and Triatoma brasiliensis sensu lato Neiva 1911.
cruzi and/or its vector, Panstrongylus megistus [64] as well as on molecular chaperones belonging to the T.