Sexual differences in prevalence of a new species of trypanosome infecting túngara frogs

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Bernal, Ximena E.; Pinto, C. Miguel;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife,volume 5,issue 1,pages40-47 (issn: 2213-2244, eissn: 2213-2244)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2016.01.005, pmc: PMC4781969
  • Subject: Corethrella | Panamá | Species delimitation | Frog-biting midges | Trypanosome phylogeny | Regular article | Physalaemus | Engystomops pustulosus | QL1-991 | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Trypanosomes are a diverse group of protozoan parasites of vertebrates transmitted by a variety of hematophagous invertebrate vectors. Anuran trypanosomes and their vectors have received relatively little attention even though these parasites have been reported from fro... View more