Recent developments in the field of Chagas' disease.

  • Zohar Brener
  • Published 1982 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization


Chagas' disease is an endemic human trypanosomiasis produced by Trypanosoma cruzi, which is usually transmitted by blood-sucking triatomid bugs. This article reports recent developments in research on Chagas' disease and outlines some of the basic investigations that have immediate practical application or that contribute to our knowledge of the parasite… (More)