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NR-44077   Adult Rhodnius prolixus, Strain CDC
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Designations: Adult Rhodnius prolixus, Strain CDC
Organism: Rhodnius prolixus
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: Room temperature
Contributor: E Dotson
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Rhodnius prolixus (R. prolixus), strain CDC was collected from a domestic dwelling/environment in Colombia by Charles B. Beard.

R. prolixus is an arthropod vector competent for transmitting Trypanosoma cruzi.

The whole genome shotgun sequence of R. prolixus is available (GenBank: ACPB00000000).

NR-44077 contains approximately 25 live R. prolixus adult kissing bugs. Note: R. prolixus can also be obtained in eggs/N1/N2 larval form (NR-44076).
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Adult Rhodnius prolixus, Strain CDC, NR-44077."
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Stages Eggs/N1/N2 Larvae Rhodnius prolixus, Strain CDC
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