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Insect Review Tables Table 1. Anoplura: lice Parasite Host Site of infestation Mode of transmission Disease transmitted Effect on host Pediculus humanus capitis Humans Hair of the head Direct movement of lice between people or sharing objects containing nits ---- Pruritis Pediculus humanus corporus Humans Clothing Direct movement of lice between people Disease transmission: through direct inoculation of body fluids or feces Louse-borne epidemic typhus, trench fever, louse-borne relapsing fever Pruritis, vectors disease Phthirus pubis Humans Pubic hair Direct movement of lice between people during sexual contact ---- Eccymosis at feeding sites Table 2. Hemiptera: true bugs Parasite Host Disease transmitted Mode of transmission Site of infestation Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus Humans ---- ---- Human dwellings Triatoma infestans Humans, chickens, dogs, cats Chagas disease Feces containing Trypomastigotes enter host when the bug defecates while feeding and host scratches feces in mucous membranes and abrasions Human dwellings Rhodnius prolixus Humans Chagas disease, Trypanosoma rangeli Trypanosoma rangeli : bug bite Human dwellings and wooded areas
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