1921
Volume 41, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

In August 1982, the first autochthonous case of human American trypanosomiasis in California occurred. The isolate, the Tuolumne strain of , was infective to young laboratory mice and capable of causing death or chronic disease in these animals. The morphology and mensural characteristics are described. This strain can develop in 2 species of Triatominae native to California, and . The flagellates isolated from these insects were infective to vertebrate hosts. , a neotropical species, was not susceptible to infection.

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