[Congenital Chagas disease in Córdoba, Argentina: epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects. Experience of 30 years of follow up].

@article{Moya2005CongenitalCD,
  title={[Congenital Chagas disease in C{\'o}rdoba, Argentina: epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects. Experience of 30 years of follow up].},
  author={Pedro Roberto Moya and Beatriz Basso and Edgardo Moretti},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 Suppl 2},
  pages={33-40}
}
Chagas'disease has a great epidemiological relevance. Most of infected children are asymptomatics, with low mortality rate. The most frequent clinical findings are hepatomegaly and splenomegaly Parasitological methods: fresh smears, microStrout and Hemoculture, sequentially performed, detect the parasite in almost 100% of infected children. The gold standard for immunodiagnosis are serological curves, due to the interference of maternal IgG. Infected children maintain their antibody levels… CONTINUE READING

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