1921
Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

Lent has been found for the first time to be naturally infected with . This is also the first record of the insect species in Darien Province; its range is extended into eastern Panama. The parasite isolated from was infective for laboratory mice and triatomid bugs ( and ) and showed the morphological and biological characteristics of readily bites man, even in daylight. The evidence suggests that the species may play an important role as the vector of among arboreal animals, and may be involved in the occasional transmission of Chagas' disease to man in the jungle.

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1972-05-01
2017-09-21
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  • Accepted : 04 Dec 1971

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