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dc.contributor.authorTeixeira, Antonio Raimundo Lima Cruz-
dc.contributor.authorMonteiro, Pedro Sadi-
dc.contributor.authorRebêlo, José Manuel Macário-
dc.contributor.authorArgañaraz, Enrique Roberto-
dc.contributor.authorVieira, Daniela-
dc.contributor.authorPires, Liana Lauria-
dc.contributor.authorNascimento, Rubens José do-
dc.contributor.authorVexenat, Cássia A.-
dc.contributor.authorSilva, Antônio Rafael da-
dc.contributor.authorAult, Steven Kenyon-
dc.contributor.authorCosta, Jackson Mauricio Lopes-
dc.identifier.citationTEIXEIRA, Antonio R. L. et al. Emerging Chagas Disease: trophic network and cycle of transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi from palm trees in the Amazon. Emerging Infectious Disease, Atlanta, v.7, n.1, p.100-112, jan./fev. 2001. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 10 maio 2013.en
dc.description.abstractA trophic network involving molds, invertebrates, and vertebrates, ancestrally adapted to the palm tree (Attalaea phalerata) microhabitat, maintains enzootic Trypanosoma cruzi infections in the Amazonian county Paço do Lumiar, state of Maranhão, Brazil. We assessed seropositivity for T. cruzi infections in the human population of the county, searched in palm trees for the triatomines that harbor these infections, and gathered demographic, environmental, and socioeconomic data. Rhodnius pictipes and R. neglectus in palm-tree frond clefts or in houses were infected with T. cruzi (57% and 41%, respectively). Human blood was found in 6.8% of R. pictipes in houses, and 9 of 10 wild Didelphis marsupialis had virulent T. cruzi infections. Increasing human population density, rain forest deforestation, and human predation of local fauna are risk factors for human T. cruzi infections.en
dc.publisherCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Government agencyen
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dc.titleEmerging Chagas Disease : trophic network and cycle of transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi from palm trees in the Amazonen
dc.subject.keywordTripanossoma cruzien
dc.subject.keywordChagas, Doença deen
dc.rights.licenseEmerging Infectious Disease - Emerging Infectious Diseases is published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a U.S. Government agency. Therefore, all materials published in Emerging Infectious Diseases are in the public domain and can be used without permission. Proper citation, however, is required. Fonte: Acesso em: 10 maio 2013.en
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