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Chagas disease: a new worldwide challenge
Endemic Chagas disease began as a neglected disease of poor, rural and forgotten populations. Its spread from Latin America to non-endemic countries is a new worldwide challenge, say Jose RodriguesExpand
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Ecoepidemiology, short history and control of Chagas disease in the endemic countries and the new challenge for non-endemic countries
Chagas disease is maintained in nature through the interchange of three cycles: the wild, peridomestic and domestic cycles. The wild cycle, which is enzootic, has existed for millions of yearsExpand
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Treatment and seroconversion in a cohort of children suffering from recent chronic Chagas infection in Yoro, Honduras.
Between 1999-2002, Médécins Sans Frontières-Spain implemented a project seeking to determine the efficacy and safety of benznidazole in the treatment of recent chronic Chagas disease in a cohort ofExpand
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History of insecticide resistance of Triatominae vectors.
In the last 15 years, different types of Triatominae resistance to different insecticides have been reported; thus, resistance may be more widespread than known, requiring better characterization andExpand
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Seroprevalence of Chagas disease in schoolchildren from two municipalities of Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil; six years following the onset of epidemiological surveillance.
Six years after the beginning of the epidemiological surveillance of Chagas disease in Berilo and José Gonçalves de Minas, Jequitinhonha Valley, MG, Brazil, a serological inquiry was performed toExpand
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Morbidity of Chagas heart disease in the microregion of Rio Negro, Amazonian Brazil: a case-control study
A case-control study on the morbidity of Chagas heart disease was carried out in the municipality of Barcelos in the microregion of the Rio Negro, state of Amazonas. One hundred and six individuals,Expand
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[Chronic chagasic cardiopathy in the Rio Negro, Amazon State. Report of three new autochthonous cases confirmed by serology, clinical examination, chest X-rays, electro and echocardiography].
We report three new autochthonous cases of chronic chagasic cardiomyopathy from Rio Negro, Amazon State, confirmed by serology (indirect immunofluorescence, ELISA and Western-blot for TrypanosomaExpand
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High seroconversion rates in Trypanosoma cruzi chronic infection treated with benznidazole in people under 16 years in Guatemala.
INTRODUCTION: Geographical, epidemiological, and environmental differences associated with therapeutic response to Chagas etiological treatment have been previously discussed. This study describesExpand
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Interdisciplinary approach at the primary healthcare level for Bolivian immigrants with Chagas disease in the city of São Paulo
Background/Methods In a pioneering cross-sectional study among Bolivian immigrants in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, the epidemiological profile, clinical manifestations and morbidity of ChagasExpand
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Ecoepidemiology, short history and control of Chagas disease in the endemic countries and the new challenge for non-endemic countries.
Chagas disease is maintained in nature through the interchange of three cycles: the wild, peridomestic and domestic cycles. The wild cycle, which is enzootic, has existed for millions of yearsExpand
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