[Oral transmission of Chagas' disease].


The traditional transmission pathways of Chagas' disease are vectorial, transfusional, transplacental and organ transplantation. However, oral transmission is gaining importance. The first evidence of oral transmission was reported in Brazil in 1965. Nowadays the oral route is the transmission mode in 50% of cases in the Amazon river zone. Oral infection is… (More)


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@article{M2011OralTO, title={[Oral transmission of Chagas' disease].}, author={Alberto Toso M and Felipe Vial U and Norbel Galanti}, journal={Revista medica de Chile}, year={2011}, volume={139 2}, pages={258-66} }