Control of the Transmission of Chagas' Disease in Mambai, Goias, Brazil (1980–1988)

Marco T. A. Garcia-ZapataNucleo de Medicina Tropical e Nutricao, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil

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Philip D. MarsdenNucleo de Medicina Tropical e Nutricao, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil

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The results of entomologic surveillance conducted after Chagas' disease control in Mambai, Goias, Brazil are reported for the years 1985–1988, including a summary of results from 1980 to 1988. A progressive decrease in the incidence of Triatoma infestans in houses reached zero in 1988. The threat of secondary vector colonization and the continued need for vigilance are discussed.

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