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Figure 2: Amplification of 24Sa fraction of rDNA of Trypanosoma cruzi isolates from triatomes and mammals of the Eastern and Central-Western regions/Venezuela. Agarose gel electrophoresis (2%). TcI/TcIII: 110 base pairs (bp) band; TcIV: 125 bp band. (a) Triatomines: (M) Molecular Size marker 100 bp (Promega); (1) + Control TcI (EP strain, from a patient in acute stage of Chagas disease); (2) + Control TcIV (MA286XC Strain, from Dasypus novemcintus in Paraguay); (3) + Control TcIII (Cachi1 Strain, from D. novemcintus Anzoátegui-Venezuela; (4–8) Isolates from Triatoma maculata (TM); Panstrongylus geniculatus (PG); Psammolestes arthuri (PA) from Eastern region; (9–13) Isolates from TM; PG; Rhodnius prolixus (RP) from Central-Western region. (b) Mammals: (4-7) Isolates from Didelphis marsupialis (DM), Cerdocyon thous (CTH); Odocoileus margaritae (ODM); Desmodus rotundus (DES) from Eastern region; (9–12) Isolates from DM from Central-Western region. C –negative control.

Figure 2: Amplification of 24Sa fraction of rDNA of <i>Trypanosoma cruzi</i> isolates from triatomes and mammals of the Eastern and Central-Western regions/Venezuela. Agarose gel electrophoresis (2%). TcI/TcIII: 110 base pairs (bp) band; TcIV: 125 bp band. (a) Triatomines: (M) Molecular Size marker 100 bp (Promega); (1) + Control TcI (EP strain, from a patient in acute stage of Chagas disease); (2) + Control TcIV (MA286XC Strain, from <i>Dasypus novemcintus</i> in Paraguay); (3) + Control TcIII (Cachi1 Strain, from <i>D. novemcintus</i> Anzoátegui-Venezuela; (4–8) Isolates from <i>Triatoma maculata</i> (TM); <i>Panstrongylus geniculatus</i> (PG); <i>Psammolestes arthuri</i> (PA) from Eastern region; (9–13) Isolates from TM; PG; <i>Rhodnius prolixus</i> (RP) from Central-Western region.
<i>(b) Mammals:</i> (4-7) Isolates from <i>Didelphis marsupialis</i> (DM), <i>Cerdocyon thous</i> (CTH); <i>Odocoileus margaritae</i> (ODM); Desmodus rotundus (DES) from Eastern region; (9–12) Isolates from DM from Central-Western region. C –negative control.