[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].

@article{Xavier2006ChronicCC,
  title={[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].},
  author={S{\'e}rgio Salles Xavier and Andr{\'e}a Silvestre de Sousa and Pedro Albajar Vi{\~n}as and Angela Cristina Ver{\'i}ssimo Junqueira and M{\'a}rcio Neves B{\'o}ia and Jos{\'e} Rodrigues Coura},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={211-6}
}
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 Trypanosoma cruzi infection), clinical examination, chest X-rays, electro- and echocardiography. The three patients were born and lived all their lives in the Rio Negro region… CONTINUE READING