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.

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.
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The species captured were Triatoma brasiliensis, representing 56.9% (3,053/5,370), Triatoma pseudomaculata, with a percentage of 41.8% (2,247/ 5,370), Panstrongylus lutzi, corresponding to 0.7% (35/5,370), Rhodnius nasutus, with 0.5% of the total (25/5,370) and Panstrongylus megistus, indicated by 0.2% (10/5,370) (Table 1).
lecticularia is similar to what has been reported in other Triatominae (Davey, 1958; Chiang et al., 2012; Nascimento, 2015), except in Triatoma infestans which has oval espermatheca (Nascimento, 2015).
Probability of infection with Trypanosoma cruzi of the vector Triatoma infestans fed on infected humans and dogs in northwest Argentina.
cruzi (Triatoma infestans, Mepraiaspinolai, Mepraiagajardoi, and Mepraia parapatrica) [23].
Triatomines are necessarily hematophagous and belong to the genera Triatoma, Panstrongylus, and Rhodnius [20].
The species Triatoma lecticularia is predominantly observed in the United States and Mexico, being found in domestic and peridomestic areas [8].
Twenty years later, and with the success of a set of measures adopted for the control of vector and transfusion transmissions, the Brazilian Ministry of Health received a certificate for the interruption of vector transmission of Chagas disease-causing Triatoma infestans from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
molle ha sido utilizado ampliamente como repelente de insectos, incluyendo para Triatoma infestans, vector de la enfermedad de Chagas, identificandose hasta 65 compuestos con actividad repelente, como son el limoneno, eucaliptol y terpenos; sin embargo, su uso antiparasitario se ha restringido solo al extracto completo (Ferrero, Gonzalez, & Chopa, 2006; Abdel-Sattar et al., 2010; Molina-Garza et al., 2014).
Existen alrededor de 137 especies de triatominos descritas en el mundo, se reparten en 5 tribus y 17 generos, habitan en su mayoria el continente americano con excepcion de Triatoma amicitae Lent, 1951, Triatoma bouvieri Larrouse, 1924, Triatoma cavernicola Else & Cheong, 1977, Triatoma leopoldi (Schoudeten, 1933), Triatoma migrans Breddin 1903, Triatoma pugasi Lent, 1953, Triatoma rubrofasciata (De Geer, 1773) y Triatoma sinica Hsiao, 1965, registrados en Asia, Africa y Europa (Dujardin et al.
In south central Texas, Triatoma gerstaeckeri insects have been found to enter human dwellings and to feed upon humans and domestic animals.
En America Latina, el parasito es transmitido a hospederos vertebrados a traves de insectos hematofagos de los generos Triatoma, Panstrongilus y Rhodnius (Hemiptera; Reduviidae).