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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

CHAVES, Luis Fernando; ZAMORA, Ezequiel  and  ALDANA, Elis. Mortality profile of female Rhodnius robustus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae). Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 2004, vol.38, n.3, pp. 466-468. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89102004000300019.

Mortality profile of 48 adult females of Rhodnius robustus shows that data analyzed by weeks and days have a statistical significantly fit (p<0.0001), that allows to affirm that mortality of this species is Gompertzian.

Keywords : Rhodnius; Insect vectors; Mortality.

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