Portraying the gut bacterial communities and blood feeding sources of triatomine bugs (Hemiptera : Reduviidae), vectors of Chagas disease Thesis

short description

  • Undergraduate thesis

Thesis author

  • Arias-Giraldo, Luisa M.
  • Caicedo Garzón, Valentina
  • Cantillo, Omar
  • Hernández Castro, Diana Carolina
  • Herrera Ossa, Giovanny Andrés
  • Muñoz, Claudia Marina
  • Urbano, Plutarco
  • Velásquez-Ortiz, Natalia


  • We provide a first characterization of the gut bacteriome of triatomines captured in natural conditions in Colombia given the lack of information about this bacteriome and the possible changes it can undergo when Trypanosoma cruzi is present or the feeding source of the triatomine varies

publication date

  • February 11, 2019 7:12 PM


  • Bacteriome
  • Feeding source
  • Next-generation sequencing
  • Triatominae
  • Trypanosoma cruzi

Document Id

  • 4c418343-11ed-4794-b209-4c73c89406d6