[Transmission of chagasic infection by oral route in the natural history of Chagas disease].

@article{Coura2006TransmissionOC,
  title={[Transmission of chagasic infection by oral route in the natural history of Chagas disease].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Rodrigues Coura},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 Suppl 3},
  pages={113-7}
}
The enzootic cycle of Trypanosoma cruzi in the nature is maintained for millions of years, in great part by oral route, through the ingestion of infected triatomines by edentates(Xenarthra), marsupials and primates and by carnivores eating other infected mammals. The other phases of the natural history of Chagas disease--Anthropozoonosis, Zoonosis or Anphixenosis and Zooanthroponosis are more recent. The most ancient human mummies found with DNA of T. cruzi by PCR, from northern Chile and… CONTINUE READING

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