Haementeria lutzi Pinto (Hirudinea: Glossiphoniidae) as a Putative Vector of Trypanosoma evansi (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in the Pantanal Matogrossense

The purpose of this work was to experimentally show that leeches of the species Haementeria lutzi may mechanically transmit Trypanosoma evansi to Rattus norvegicus. We also go through a few behaviours of Trypanosoma evansi in leeches after a blood meal

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A Rare Case of Human Asian Trypanosomiasis (a-HT) Due to Trypanosoma evansi

Trypanosoma evansi, the causative agent of Surra, is a hemoflagellate protozoan mechanically transmitted by hematophagous flies, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions. This protozoan affects several mammalian hosts, including dogs, which are highly susceptible to the infection. Trypanosomes are unicellular

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