"Triatominae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A subfamily of assassin bugs (REDUVIIDAE) that are obligate blood-suckers of vertebrates. Included are the genera TRIATOMA; RHODNIUS; and PANSTRONGYLUS, which are vectors of TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, the agent of CHAGAS DISEASE in humans.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Triatominae" by people in Profiles.
Remarkable genetic diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma rangeli in two localities of southern Ecuador identified via deep sequencing of mini-exon gene amplicons. Parasit Vectors. 2020 May 14; 13(1):252.
Meiotic sex in Chagas disease parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Nat Commun. 2019 09 03; 10(1):3972.
Chagas disease vector blood meal sources identified by protein mass spectrometry. PLoS One. 2017; 12(12):e0189647.
Bug Smash, Bug Splash: A Case Report of an Unusual Transmission of American Trypanosomiasis with a Brief Review of the Literature. Am J Case Rep. 2016 Dec 29; 17:993-996.
Salivary Thromboxane A2-Binding Proteins from Triatomine Vectors of Chagas Disease Inhibit Platelet-Mediated Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) Formation and Arterial Thrombosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015; 9(6):e0003869.
A new endemic focus of Chagas disease in the northern region of Veraguas Province, Western Half Panama, Central America. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34657.
Autonomic dysfunction and risk factors associated with Trypanosoma cruzi infection among children in Arequipa, Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Jan; 84(1):85-90.
Targeted screening strategies to detect Trypanosoma cruzi infection in children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2007 Dec 26; 1(3):e103.
[Forms of Trypanosoma cruzi in feces of Triatomidae inoculated in the celomic cavity]. Rev Bras Biol. 1981 Aug; 41(3):615-7.