Experiment Station Record, Volume 92, January-June, 1945 Page: 80
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80 EXPERIMENT STATION RECORD Vol. 92
Doenga de Chagas no Estado do Parana, Brasil-esbogo epidemiol6gico
[Chagas' disease in Parana, Brazil-epidemiological contribution], A. J. PINHO
SIMOES (Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz, 39 (1943), No. 3, pp. 279-290, illus. 1; Eng.
abs., p. 289).-Notes on the geographic distribution of the reduviid vectors and
prevalence of Chagas' disease in this region are reported. Five new localities for
Triatoma infestans spontaneously infected with Schisotrypanum cruzi were found.
Verificagao de flagelados semelhantes ao Trypanosoma rangeli Tejera, em
Rhodnius prolixus alimentados em caso de doenca de Chagas na Venezuela
[Identification of flagellates like T. rangeli in the reduviid bug R. prolixus fed
on a case of Chagas' disease in Venezuela], E. DIAS and J. F. TORREALBA
(Mern. Inst. Oswaldo Cr1uz, 39 (1943), No. 3, pp. 265-278, illus. 35; Eng. abs.,
pp. 276-277).-Large crithidia morphologically like T. rangeli and metacyclic forms
of Schizotrypanum were observed in the feces' of laboratory-bred R. prolixus 65
days after feeding on a case of Chagas' disease. A strain of Schizotrypanum identical
with that found in an inoculated guinea pig fed on the patient's blood was
isolated from the intestinal contents of this infected reduviid bug. In the gut of
this and other species fed on animals infected with that strain, only S. cr uzi-like
flagellates were encountered. The theory is' suggested that T. rangeli is a Schizotrypanum
pathogenic to man and that certain of its forms in the insect vector are
Determinacao da infeccao natural por Schizotrypanum em Triatoma rubrofasciata
no Estado de Pernambuco [Demonstration of spontaneous infection of
T. rubrofasciata by Schizotrypanum in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil],
E. DIAS and 0. NEVES (Menm. Inst. Oswzaldo Cruz, 39 (1943), No. 3, pp. 331-334,
ills. 2; Eng. abs., p. 334).-The authors report spontaneous infection of the two
reduviid bugs T. rubrofasciata and Panst.rongylus megistus with flagellates of the
Sobre o Trypanosoma conorrhini, hemoparasito do rato transmitido pelo
Triatoma rubrofasciata-presenca do vector infectado na cidade do Rio de
Janeiro [On T. conorrhini, hemoparasite of the rat transmitted by T. rubrofasciata-presence
of the infected vector in Rio de Janeiro], E. DIAS and C. A.
CAMPOS SEABRA (Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz, 39 (1943), No. 3, pp. 301-329, illus.
95; Eng. abs., pp. 324-325).-An adult reduviid bug (T. rubrofasciata) was found
infected with flagellates referable to T. conorrhini; the detailed findings and their
significance are discussed. The authors believe T. conorrhini to be the only species
of Trypanosoma transmitted by reduviid bugs; a list of some 13 others species
tested under experimental conditions by various authors-all with negative resultsis
[Entomology and the war] (Jour. Econ. Eat., 37 (1944), No. 3, pp. 333-361,
380-384, illus. 1).-The following are among the papers presented in the Columbus
symposium, 1943: Insect and Rodent Control in the Corps of Engineers, by W. D.
Reed (pp. 333-335); Tests of New Agricultural Crop Insecticides, by E. R. McGovran
(pp. 336-338), Insecticidal Aerosols, by L. D. toodhue (pp. 338-341), New
Agricultural Crop Insecticides, by H. L. Haller (pp. 342-344), Substitutes for
Vegetable Insecticides, by N. F. Howard (pp. 345-346), Extension Entomology
Activities in Wartime, by M. P. Jones (pp. 354-356), Influence of the War on Plant
Quarantine, by E. R. Sasscer (pp. 356-359), and Protection of Stored and Dried
Processed Foods and Seed Supplies From Insect Attack, by R. T. Cotton (pp.
380-384) (all U. S. D. A.); Substitute Insecticides for Fruit Crops and Ornamentals,
by R. Hansberry (pp. 347-349) (Cornell Univ.); Farm Stock Insecticides,
by J. A. Munro (pp. 350-351) (N. Dak. Expt. Sta.); Problems of the Victory
Gardener, by T. H. Parks (pp. 351-353); and The Manpower Situation in Entomology,
by E. N. Cory (pp. 360-361).
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