A genus of the subfamily TRIATOMINAE. Several species are vectors of TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI.
Individual members of South American ethnic groups with historic ancestral origins in Asia.
Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC GANGLIA; CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY; and dysfunction of the ESOPHAGUS or COLON.
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
Forms of energy that are constantly and rapidly renewed by natural processes such as solar, ocean wave, and wind energy. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Pricing statements presented by more than one party for the purpose of securing a contract.
Energy transmitted from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation.
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.
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