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Table 5 Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi using the amplification of cox2, of the mini-exon intergenic spacer (SL-IL) and polymorphism of the D7 divergent domain of the gene 24αrDNA-LSU rDNA, Tauá municipality, Ceará, Brazil, 2009 to 2015

From: Triatoma brasiliensis Neiva, 1911: food sources and diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi in wild and artificial environments of the semiarid region of Ceará, northeastern Brazil

Period Place of capture Ecotope Associated species No. of samples TcI TcII TcIII
February 2009 Peridomicile Bricks T. brasiliensis 6 6
Stones T. brasiliensis 1 1
Firewood T. brasiliensis 5 5
Wild Stones T. brasiliensis 2 1 1
n    14 5 8 1
August 2009 Wild Stones T. brasiliensis 6 6
n    6 6 0
March 2010 Intradomicile Intradomicile T. brasiliensis 2 1 1
Peridomicile Roofing tiles T. brasiliensis 2 1 1
Sheepfold T. brasiliensis 1 1
Chicken coop T. brasiliensis 2 2
Wild Stones Monodelphis domestica a 1 1
n    8 3 3 2
October 2010 Intradomicile Intradomicile T. brasiliensis 1 1
Peridomicile Pigsty T. brasiliensis 4 4
Roofing tiles T. brasiliensis 3 2 1
n    8 7 1
August 2015 Intradomicile Intradomicile T. brasiliensis 1 1
Peridomicile Chicken coop T. pseudomaculata 1 1
Roofing tiles T. brasiliensis 2 2
Firewood T. brasiliensis 1 1
Wild Stones T. brasiliensis 3 - - 3
n    8 3 1 4
  N    44 18 19 7
  1. aBezerra et al. [47]
  2. Abbreviations: TcI T. cruzi I, TcII T. cruzi II, TcIII T. cruzi III, n, subtotal: N, total