High Trypanosoma cruzi infection prevalence associated with minimal cardiac pathology among wild carnivores in central Texas

@inproceedings{CurtisRobles2016HighTC,
  title={High Trypanosoma cruzi infection prevalence associated with minimal cardiac pathology among wild carnivores in central Texas},
  author={Rachel Curtis-Robles and Barbara C. Lewis and Sarah A Hamer},
  booktitle={International journal for parasitology. Parasites and wildlife},
  year={2016}
}
Infection with the zoonotic vector-borne protozoal parasite Trypanosoma cruzi causes Chagas disease in humans and dogs throughout the Americas. Despite the recognized importance of various wildlife species for perpetuating Trypanosoma cruzi in nature, relatively little is known about the development of cardiac disease in infected wildlife. Using a cross-sectional study design, we collected cardiac tissue and blood from hunter-donated wildlife carcasses- including raccoon (Procyon lotor), coyote… CONTINUE READING
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