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Alternative transmission modes for Trypanosoma cruzi
(American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2010-07)
The parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes Chagas’ disease, is typically transmitted through a cycle in which vectors become infected through bloodmeals on infected hosts and then infect other hosts through defecation at ...
Estimating contact process saturation in sylvatic transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in the United States
(Public Library of Science, 2010-04)
Although it has been known for nearly a century that strains of Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiological agent for Chagas' disease, are enzootic in the southern U.S., much remains unknown about the dynamics of its transmission ...