Triatoma


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Triatoma

 [tri″ah-to´mah]
a genus of bugs (order Hemiptera), the cone-nosed bugs, important in medicine as vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Triatoma

(trī-at-ō'mă),
A genus of insects (subfamily Triatominae, family Reduviidae) that includes important vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, such as Triatoma dimidiata, Triatoma infestans, and Triatoma maculata.

Triatoma

/Tri·at·o·ma/ (tri″ah-to´mah) a genus of bugs (order Hemiptera), the cone-nosed bugs, important in medicine as vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Tri·at·o·ma

(trī-ă-tō'mă)
A genus of insects that includes important vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, such as T. dimidiata, T. infestans, and T. maculata.

Triatoma

a genus of bugs (order Hemiptera), the cone-nosed bugs, important in human medicine as vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi from its natural vectors, dogs, cats, foxes, monkeys and others. Includes Triatoma dimidiata, T. infestans, T. protracta, T. sanguisuga (vector for equine encephalomyelitis).
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Morphological, biological and molecular characterization of three strains of Trypanosoma cruzi Chagas, 1909 (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) isolated from Triatoma sordida (Stal) 1859 (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) and a domestic cat.
Cruzi parasite infects mammals, but matures into its transmittable stage within the small intestine of the Triatoma Infestans bug.
10) Experiencia "Etnicidad y Reinfestacion por Triatoma infestansen el Oran Chaco: Una perspectiva de eco-salud".
An entomological and seroepidemiological study of Chagas' disease in an area in central-western Venezuela infested with Triatoma maculata (Erichson 1848).
In 1834, Darwin records being bitten by Triatoma infestans bugs, which are carriers of Trypanosoma cruzi protozoa and the cause of this disease.
Although there are no literature reports of its application to bed bugs, the technique, using ivermectin, has been successfully applied to other ectoparasites, including scabies, (24,25) lice, (25,26) and the medically important arthropod vectors Triatoma (27) and Anopheles.
Redescriacao do Triatoma Oliveirai (Neiva, Pinto eLent, 1939) Com Estudo da genitalia externa de ambos os sexos (Heteroptera Reduviidae .
Isolation and characterization of an esterases of triatoma infestans with a critical role in the degradation of organophosphorous 486
The disease resides in the belly of the triatoma bug, a long-snouted insect that drops down from thatched roofs and wall crevices onto sleeping victims.
En el Peru, las zonas de mayor importancia de presencia de la enfermedad de Chagas son las areas rurales de las zonas endemicas, departamentos situados en la region sudoccidental, donde el Trypanosoma cruzi es transmitido por el Triatoma infestans (3-6), triatomino domiciliado, de habitos nocturnos y hematofago.