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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Takano, Miwako, "The role of Trans-sialidase on Trypanosoma cruzi parasite load in Rhodnius prolixus, impact of infection on triatomid behavior, and dispersal in a simulated field environment." (1999). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 5672.