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Abstract

ROCHA E SILVA, Eduardo Olavo da; PATTOLI, Dino Baptista Germano  and  CAMARGO, José de Campos. A new finding of Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) freitasi, parasite of the opossum. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1976, vol.10, n.1, pp. 121-124. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101976000100011.

A new finding of the Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) freitasi a rare trypanosome encountered in the blood of marsupial's of the genus Didelphis, is reported. The feeble and irregular parasitemy, the difficulties for its isolation, as will as the concomitant observation of Trypanosoma cruzi, is mentioned.

Keywords : Trypanosomes; Trypanosomiasis, South American; Reservoirs.

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