Bioecological aspects of triatomines and marsupials as wild Trypanosoma cruzi reservoirs in urban, peri-urban and rural areas in the Western Brazilian Amazon
- Autores: L. Magalhães, Henrique Silveira, S. Prestes, L. K. Costa Magalhães, R. A. Santana, R. Ramasawmy, J. Oliveira, C. C. R. Roque, R. C. A. Silva Junior, N. Fé, R. Duarte, M. Maciel, J. Ortiz, R. Morais, W. M. Monteiro, J. A. Guerra, M. G. V. Barbosa Guerra
- Ano de Publicação: 2021
- Journal: Medical & Veterinary Entomology, 35(3), pp 389-399
- Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/mve.12507
In the Amazon region, Trypanosoma cruzi transmission cycles involve a great diversity of Triatominae vectors and mammal reservoirs. Some Rhodnius spp. mainly inhabit palm trees that act as microhabitats for hosts and vectors. The current study aimed to describe aspects of the bio-ecology of the vectors and reservoirs of T. cruzi in relation to human populations resident near areas with large quantities of palm trees, in rural, peri-urban and urban collection environments, located in the Western Brazilian Amazon.