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Synanthropic triatomines as potential vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi in Central Brazil

Overview of attention for article published in Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, December 2017
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Title
Synanthropic triatomines as potential vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi in Central Brazil
Published in
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, December 2017
DOI 10.1590/0037-8682-0199-2017
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Authors

Thaís Tâmara Castro Minuzzi-Souza, Nadjar Nitz, César Augusto Cuba Cuba, Marcelo Santalucia, Monique Knox, Luciana Hagström, Camilla Bernardes Furtado, Tamires Emanuele Vital, Marcos Takashi Obara, Mariana Machado Hecht, Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves

Abstract

Chagas disease surveillance requires current knowledge on synanthropic triatomines. We analyzed the occurrence and Trypanosoma cruzi infection rates of triatomine bugs in central Brazil, during 2012-2014. Triatomines were collected inside or around houses, and T. cruzi infection was determined by optical microscopy and conventional/quantitative polymerase chain reaction. Of the 2706 triatomines collected, Triatoma sordida was the most frequent species in Goiás State, whereas Panstrongylus megistus predominated in the Federal District. Parasites identified were T. cruzi, T. rangeli, and Blastocrithidia sp. P. megistus and T. sordida sustained the risk of T. cruzi transmission to humans in central Brazil.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 18 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 6 33%
Other 3 17%
Researcher 2 11%
Student > Master 2 11%
Professor 1 6%
Other 2 11%
Unknown 2 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 44%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 3 17%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 6%
Engineering 1 6%
Unknown 5 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 April 2018.
All research outputs
#7,352,575
of 12,818,993 outputs
Outputs from Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
#36
of 175 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#164,193
of 344,238 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
#8
of 50 outputs
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