Reinfections with strains of Trypanosoma cruzi, of different biodemes as a factor of aggravation of myocarditis and myositis in mice.

@article{Andrade2006ReinfectionsWS,
  title={Reinfections with strains of Trypanosoma cruzi, of different biodemes as a factor of aggravation of myocarditis and myositis in mice.},
  author={S{\^o}nia Gumes Andrade and Roz{\'a}lia Figueira Campos and Karina de Souza Castro Sobral and Juracy Barbosa Magalh{\~a}es and Ricardo S Pereira Guedes and Marcos L{\'a}zaro da Silva Guerreiro},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
Reinfections with Trypanosoma cruzi in patients from endemic areas have been claimed to be an aggravation factor of cardiac manifestations in Chagas' disease. In the present study, the influence of triple infections with strains of different biodemes, on cardiac and skeletal muscle lesions was experimentally tested. Fifty eight mice chronically infected with the Colombian strain (Biodeme Type III) were successively reinfected as follows: 1st group--reinfected with 21 SF strain (Type II… CONTINUE READING
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