Triatoma Dimidiata Latr., Found Naturally Infected with Trypanosoma Cruzi Chagas in Panama

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  • Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, Panamá, R. de P.


Triatoma dimidiata Latr. has been discovered in Panama naturally infected with Trypanosoma cruzi Chagas, and is the fourth Reduviid to be incriminated as a vector of Chagas' disease in this region. It was found living within a primitive native house and feeding on the occupants of the house.