General Parasitology and Protozoa
Parasite free, laboratory raised triatomids are allowed to take blood from an infected individual. Examination of the feces or intestinal contents of the bugs within 8-10 days would reveal (AIPG 2010)
|A||Trypomastigotes of T. Gambiense|
|B||Trypomastigotes of T. Cruzi|
|C||Trypomastigotes of T. Rhodesiense|
|D||Amastigotes of T. Cruzi|
This is the history of xenodiagnosis performed for diagnosis of chagas disease.
Trypomastigotes would be seen in triatomid bug feces.