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Chagas Disease

Known as: American Trypanosomiasis, chaga diseases, disease chagas 
Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the… 
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
  • Releve epidemiologique hebdomadaire
  • 2015
  • Corpus ID: 13318101
Trypanosoma cruzi infection, transmission and disease Human Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
SUMMARY Chagas' disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi and causes potentially life-threatening disease of… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Endemic Chagas disease began as a neglected disease of poor, rural and forgotten populations. Its spread from Latin America to… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
Background— Chagas disease remains a significant public health issue and a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Latin… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
CONTEXT Because of population migration from endemic areas and newly instituted blood bank screening, US clinicians are likely to… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Chagas' disease is an important health problem in Latin America, and cardiac involvement is associated with… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Whole-genome sequencing of the protozoan pathogen Trypanosoma cruzi revealed that the diploid genome contains a predicted 22,570… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Discovered in 1909, Chagas disease was progressively shown to be widespread throughout Latin America, affecting millions of rural… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
I case 1, a 48-year-old man was accidentally contaminated with fecal material on the conjunctiva of his right eye when trying to…