Antibody drop in newborns congenitally infected by Trypanosoma cruzi treated with benznidazole.

@article{Chippaux2009AntibodyDI,
  title={Antibody drop in newborns congenitally infected by Trypanosoma cruzi treated with benznidazole.},
  author={Jean-Philippe Chippaux and Alejandra N Salas Clavijo and Jos{\'e} Antonio Santalla and Jorge Ren{\'e} Postigo and Dominique Schneider and Laurent Brutus},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          87-93
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the drop of Chagas antibody titres between non-infected and congenitally infected newborns treated by two doses of benznidazole, aiming at evaluating the recovery time and giving recommendations regarding serological criteria of recovery. METHODS During a clinical trial, the drop of Trypanosoma cruzi antibody titres measured by ELISA tests was followed during the first year of life in congenitally infected newborns treated with different doses of benznidazole and compared… CONTINUE READING
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