About Triatomine Flies

Triatomines/Kissing Bugs

Members of the subfamily Triatominae, also named kissing bugs – due to their nocturnal feeding on the lips of sleeping humans – are of relevance for the transmission of the pathogenic agent of American trypanosomosis or Chagas disease, Trypanosoma cruzi.


Occurrence Maps

Each country has its specific occurrence of CVBDs depending on climate and endemic vectors. See the maps

Clinical Sessions

The following authentic case reports provide insights into selected CVBD cases

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Interesting Links

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CVBD Digest Articles

Findings from the CVBD symposia. More...