Acute Chagas disease outbreak associated with oral transmission.

@article{Dias2008AcuteCD,
  title={Acute Chagas disease outbreak associated with oral transmission.},
  author={Juarez Pereira Dias and Carlos Alberto de Bastos and Eline Nunes de Araujo and Ana Ver{\^o}nica Mascarenhas and Eduardo Martins Netto and Fernanda Grassi and Miralba Silva and Erica Tatto and Jorge Souza Mendonça and Renato Freitas Ara{\'u}jo and Maria Aparecida Shikanai-Yasuda and R Isman Noer Aras},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={
          296-300
        }
}
Seven individuals living in a town in the Southwest of Bahia developed sudden signs of cardiac and systemic impairment, with lethality of 28.6%. Serological tests were positive at least in one test in the five patients examined. Forty percent of the Triatoma sordida mynphs found inside or around Trypanosoma cruzi were found by blood culturig in there out five cases the homes of these cases were positive for Trypanosoma cruzi. Transmission probably occurred through consumption of water… CONTINUE READING

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