Chronic malnutrition and Trypanosoma cruzi infection in children.

Abstract

The distribution of T. cruzi infection overlaps regions with high prevalence of child malnutrition. We examined the possible association between T. cruzi infection and chronic malnutrition. In a cross-sectional survey conducted among 1900 7-12 year-old schoolchildren in 60 village schools in central Brazil, anthropometric measurements (NCHS) taken from 153… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/tropej/41.2.112

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