Molecular Epidemiologic Source Tracking of Orally Transmitted Chagas Disease, Venezuela

  title={Molecular Epidemiologic Source Tracking of Orally Transmitted Chagas Disease, Venezuela},
  author={Maikell J. Segovia and Hern{\'a}n Jos{\'e} Carrasco and Clara E. Mart{\'i}nez and Louisa Alexandra Messenger and Anaibeth Nessi and Juan C. Londo{\~n}o and Ra{\'u}l Rafael Espinosa and Cinda Mart{\'i}nez and Mijares Alfredo and Rafael Armando Bonfante-Cabarcas and Michael David Lewis and Belkisyol{\'e} Alarc{\'o}n de Noya and Michael Alexander Miles and Martin Stephen Llewellyn},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
Oral outbreaks of Chagas disease are increasingly reported in Latin America. The transitory presence of Trypanosoma cruzi parasites within contaminated foods, and the rapid consumption of those foods, precludes precise identification of outbreak origin. We report source attribution for 2 peri-urban oral outbreaks of Chagas disease in Venezuela via high resolution microsatellite typing. 
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