Chagas disease, caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, is a major neglected tropical disease affecting the Americas. The epidemiology of this disease in the United States is incomplete. We report evidence of likely autochthonous vectorborne transmission of T. cruzi and health outcomes in T. cruzi-seropositive blood donors in south central Texas, USA.
The EINTHOVEN system is a model-based expert system that interprets the cardiac rhythm from the electrocardiogram. It simulates the expected behavior of realistic semi-quantitative cardiac models constructed by heuristic rules to generate interpretations that include both text descriptions and event-by-event causal explanations in the form of ladder… (More)