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Trypanosoma cruzi infection is a common cause of cardiopathy in South America leading it eventually to an established stroke; however, the association between T. cruzi infection itself and cerebrovascular disease is still unknown. We did a case-control study at Eastern Colombia and found that T. cruzi infection was more frequent and statistically(More)
Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) is a tissue parasite causing American trypanosomiasis or Chagas' disease (ChD) affecting, mostly, the cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems. We have recently found that people infected by T. cruzi are also more prone to developing ischemic strokes than the general population, even without heart complications; the(More)
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