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Table 2 Serology, hemoculture and PCR for Trypanosoma cruzi of small mammals captured to the north of RJ

From: Autochthonous transmission of Chagas disease in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil: a clinical and eco-epidemiological study

Species Captured Positive IIF Positive hemoculture Genotype mini-exon PCR % positive
Didelphis aurita 3 1 - - 33.3
Philander frenatus 2 - - - -
Akodon cursor 24 - 1 TcI 4.2
Nectomys squamipes 1 - - - -
Oligoryzomys nigripes 2 - - - -
Rattus rattus 2 1 - - 50
Total 34 2 1   8.8
  1. IIF = indirect immunofluorescence, PCR = polymerase chain reaction, RJ = Rio de Janeiro State.