Sexual transmission of American trypanosomiasis in humans: a new potential pandemic route for Chagas parasites

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BACKGROUND The Trypanosoma cruzi infection endemic in Latin America has now spread to several countries across four continents; this endemic involves triatomine vector-free protists. We hypothesised that the sexual transmission of T. cruzi contributes to the ongoing spread of Chagas disease. OBJECTIVES A short-term longitudinal study was conducted to… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/0074-02760160538

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