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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… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
BACKGROUND Reliable and timely information on the leading causes of death in populations, and how these are changing, is a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Political repression and/or economic stagnation stimulated the flow of migration from the 17 Latin American countries endemic for… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Background— Chagas disease remains a significant public health issue and a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Latin… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
CONTEXT Because of population migration from endemic areas and newly instituted blood bank screening, US clinicians are likely to… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
In the past 15 years, there have been major advances in the control of Chagas disease in most of the countries endemic for this… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
The Southern Cone Initiative (Iniciativa de Salud del Cono Sur, INCOSUR) to control domestic transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi is… Expand
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… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
  • A. Prata
  • The Lancet. Infectious diseases
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 25061592
Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. During the past decades, after urban migrations, Chagas… Expand
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… Expand
Review
1968
Review
1968
  • F. Köberle
  • Advances in parasitology
  • 1968
  • Corpus ID: 43082044
Publisher Summary Chagas' disease-like all really great and important discoveries-has its own and very peculiar history, called… Expand