Chagas disease in a domestic transmission cycle in Southern Texas, USA

  • Beard C
  • Pye G
  • Steurer F
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After three dogs died from acute Chagas cardiomyopathy at one location, an investigation was conducted of the home, garage, and grounds of the owner. A serologic study was conducted on stray dogs, and an ecologic niche model was developed to predict areas where the vector Triatoma gerstaeckeri might be expected.

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  • Charles B. Beard

  • Greg Pye

  • Frank J. Steurer

  • Ray Rodriguez

  • Richard Campman

  • A. Townsend Peterson

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