Diagnosis of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection: A serologic test using Shed Acute Phase Antigen (SAPA) in mother-child binomial samples.

@article{Volta2015DiagnosisOC,
  title={Diagnosis of congenital Trypanosoma cruzi infection: A serologic test using Shed Acute Phase Antigen (SAPA) in mother-child binomial samples.},
  author={Bibiana J Volta and Graciela Russomando and Patricia Laura Bustos and Karenina Scollo and Ana Mar{\'i}a de Rissio and Zunilda S{\'a}nchez and Rita L. Cardoni and Jacqueline Bua},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2015},
  volume={147},
  pages={31-7}
}
Chagas congenital infection is an important health problem in endemic and non-endemic areas in which Trypanosoma cruzi-infected women can transmit the parasite to their offspring. In this study, we evaluated the antibody levels against the T. cruzi Shed Acute Phase Antigen (SAPA) in 91 binomial samples of seropositive pregnant women and their infected and… CONTINUE READING