Update on oral Chagas disease outbreaks in Venezuela: epidemiological, clinical and diagnostic approaches

@inproceedings{Noya2015UpdateOO,
  title={Update on oral Chagas disease outbreaks in Venezuela: epidemiological,
clinical and diagnostic approaches},
  author={Belkisyol{\'e} Alarc{\'o}n de Noya and Zoraida D{\'i}az-Bello and Cecilia Colmenares and Raiza Ruiz-Guevara and Luciano Mauriello and arturo mu{\~n}oz-calder{\'o}n and Oscar O Noya},
  booktitle={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2015}
}
Orally transmitted Chagas disease has become a matter of concern due to outbreaks reported in four Latin American countries. Although several mechanisms for orally transmitted Chagas disease transmission have been proposed, food and beverages contaminated with whole infected triatomines or their faeces, which contain metacyclic trypomastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi, seems to be the primary vehicle. In 2007, the first recognised outbreak of orally transmitted Chagas disease occurred in Venezuela… CONTINUE READING
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The absence of contact with the vector and of traditional cutaneous and Romana 's signs , together with a florid spectrum of clinical manifestations during the acute phase , confuse the diagnosis of orally transmitted Chagas disease with other infectious diseases .
The absence of contact with the vector and of traditional cutaneous and Romana 's signs , together with a florid spectrum of clinical manifestations during the acute phase , confuse the diagnosis of orally transmitted Chagas disease with other infectious diseases .
The absence of contact with the vector and of traditional cutaneous and Romana 's signs , together with a florid spectrum of clinical manifestations during the acute phase , confuse the diagnosis of orally transmitted Chagas disease with other infectious diseases .
The absence of contact with the vector and of traditional cutaneous and Romana 's signs , together with a florid spectrum of clinical manifestations during the acute phase , confuse the diagnosis of orally transmitted Chagas disease with other infectious diseases .
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