Histopathological study of experimental and natural infections by Trypanosoma cruzi in Didelphis marsupialis.

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Didelphis marsupialis, the most important sylvatic reservoir of Trypanosoma cruzi, can also maintain in their anal scent glands the multiplicative forms only described in the intestinal tract of triatomine bugs. A study of 21 experimentally and 10 naturally infected opossums with T. cruzi was undertaken in order to establish the histopathological pattern… (More)

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@article{Carreira1996HistopathologicalSO, title={Histopathological study of experimental and natural infections by Trypanosoma cruzi in Didelphis marsupialis.}, author={J C Araujo Carreira and A. M. Jansen and Margaret Deane and Henrique Leonel Lenzi}, journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz}, year={1996}, volume={91 5}, pages={609-18} }