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Immigration and establishment of Trypanosoma cruzi in Arequipa, Peru.

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dc.contributor.author Berry, Alexander S. F.
dc.contributor.author Salazar-Sanchez, Renzo
dc.contributor.author Castillo-Neyra, Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Borrini-Mayori, Katty
dc.contributor.author Chipana-Ramos, Claudia
dc.contributor.author Vargas-Maquera, Melina
dc.contributor.author Ancca-Juarez, Jenny
dc.contributor.author Naquira-Velarde, Cesar
dc.contributor.author Levy, Michael Z.
dc.contributor.author Brisson, Dustin
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-06T21:04:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-06T21:04:41Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/7571
dc.description.abstract Changing environmental conditions, including those caused by human activities, reshape biological communities through both loss of native species and establishment of non-native species in the altered habitats. Dynamic interactions with the abiotic environment impact both immigration and initial establishment of non-native species into these altered habitats. The repeated emergence of disease systems in urban areas worldwide highlights the importance of understanding how dynamic migratory processes affect the current and future distribution and abundance of pathogens in urban environments. In this study, we examine the pattern of invasion of Trypanosoma cruzi-the causative agent of human Chagas disease-in the city of Arequipa, Peru. Phylogenetic analyses of 136 T. cruzi isolates from Arequipa and other South American locations suggest that only one T. cruzi lineage established a population in Arequipa as all T. cruzi isolated from vectors in Arequipa form a recent monophyletic group within the broader South American phylogeny. We discuss several hypotheses that may explain the limited number of established T. cruzi lineages despite multiple introductions of the parasite. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher PLoS
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1932-6203
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Article en_US
dc.subject Chagas disease en_US
dc.subject controlled study en_US
dc.subject immigration en_US
dc.subject monophyly en_US
dc.subject nonhuman en_US
dc.subject Peru en_US
dc.subject phylogeny en_US
dc.subject population dispersal en_US
dc.subject rural area en_US
dc.subject South America en_US
dc.subject species distribution en_US
dc.subject species introduction en_US
dc.subject species invasion en_US
dc.subject Trypanosoma cruzi en_US
dc.title Immigration and establishment of Trypanosoma cruzi in Arequipa, Peru. en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221678
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.06.01
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.09

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