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Twenty-eight Chagas disease patients (CD), 22 with the indeterminate clinical form (IND) and six with the cardiac or digestive form (CARD/DIG), were treated with benznidazole and underwent clinical(More)
 Two isolates of Trypanosoma cruzi were obtained from the patient Berenice, the first human case of Chagas’ disease (Chagas 1909), when she was 55 and 71 years old, respectively. The isolates were(More)
Impact of the vector control program was evaluated eight years after implantation of epidemiological surveillance for Chagas’ disease in Berilo, a municipality in the Jequitinhonha Valley of the(More)
INTRODUCTION The biological diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi strains plays an important role in the clinical and epidemiological features of Chagas disease. METHODS Eight T. cruzi strains isolated(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the Chagas Disease Control Program which has operated since 1982 in the municipality of Berilo in the Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil, based on evaluation of(More)