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PHIL Image 2538
 
ID#:2538
Description:Triatoma infestans or the “Kissing Bug”, “Assassin Bug”, or “Cone-Nose Bug”, is a vector for Chagas' Disease.

Chagas Disease is caused by the parasitic protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi and is transmitted while the insect vector from the family Reduviidae, subfamily Triatominae, is blood-feeding on a human host.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ World Health Organization
Creation Date:1976
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    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Parasitic Diseases
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Protozoan Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Sarcomastigophora Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Mastigophora Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Trypanosomiasis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Chagas Disease
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    tree picturetree picture tree picture Invertebrates
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    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Hemiptera
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    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Reduviidae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Triatominae
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