Volume 83, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We identified and followed-up for two years rodents infected with genotypes by using xenodiagnosis with two vector species ( and ), polymerase chain reaction DNA-based detection of insect dejections, Southern blot analysis, and minicircle hybridization with genotype-specific probes. Results show temporal fluctuations of infection with four parasite lineages (TCI, TCII, TCV, and TCVI) in one co-infected . Results are discussed in the context of parasitemia level and infection control in mammal hosts.


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  • Received : 29 Dec 2009
  • Accepted : 19 Apr 2010
  • Published online : 05 Aug 2010

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