Human and sylvatic Trypanosoma cruzi infection in California.

  title={Human and sylvatic Trypanosoma cruzi infection in California.},
  author={Thomas R. Navin and Roson Roberto and Dennis D. Juranek and Khanchit Limpakarnjanarat and E W Mortenson and J R Clover and R E Yescott and C Taclindo and Frank J. Steurer and D S Allain},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={75 4},
In August 1982, a 56-year-old woman from Lake Don Pedro, California, developed acute Chagas' disease (American trypanosomiasis). She had not traveled to areas outside the United States with endemic Chagas' disease, she had never received blood transfusions, and she did not use intravenous drugs. Trypanosoma cruzi cultured from the patient's blood had isoenzyme patterns and growth characteristics similar to T. cruzi belonging to zymodeme Z1. Triatoma protracta (a vector of Trypanosoma cruzi… CONTINUE READING


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