Treatment of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in the undetermined phase. Experience and current guidelines of treatment in Argentina.

  title={Treatment of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in the undetermined phase. Experience and current guidelines of treatment in Argentina.},
  author={Sergio Sosa Estani and Elsa Leonor Segura},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  volume={94 Suppl 1},
The goals of specific treatment against Trypanosoma cruzi nfection, at an individual level, are to eliminate the parasite, to diminish the probability of developing illness (Chagas disease), and to hinder the chain of T. cruzi transmission as actions for the control of vectorial and non vectorial transmission (Sosa Estani 1993). Around 1930, investigations began in Argentina to obtain an effective drug against T. cruzi. Of all the substances evaluated, only nifurtimox (1972) and benznidazol… CONTINUE READING

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