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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

Print version ISSN 0037-8682

Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. vol.14 no.1 Uberaba Jan./June 1981

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86821981000100006 

Trypanosoma cruzi: avirulence of the PF strain to Callithrix marmosets*

 

 

Humberto Menezes

Departamento de Genética, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, USP, 14.100 — Ribeirão Preto — São Paulo — Brasil

 

 


ABSTRACT

Callithrix jacchus geoffroy marmosets (HumBol. 1812) were injected once subcutaneously with 10.000 parasites/g body weight and followed for a period of six months. The PF strain of Trypanosoma cruzi was used. Follow-up was done through blood cultures, xenodiagnosis, serological tests, and ECG. A small number of normaI animais served as control.


RESUMO

Calitricideos da espécie C. jacchus geoffroyi (HumBol., 1812) vacinados uma úniva vez, subcutaneamente, com 10.000 parasitas/g de peso corporal, foram seguidos durante um pe-ríodo de seis meses. Usou-se como vacina a cepa PF de T. cruzi. O seguimento foi feito através de hemoculturas, xenodiagnósticos, testes serológicos e ECG. Um pequeno número de animais serviu como controle norma!.


 

 

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Submitted to publication on 5.22.75

 

 

* This work was supported by Grant SIP 08/42 of the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq).

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