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American Trypanosomiasis Chagas

Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis)

Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is an inflammatory, infectious and life-threatening illness caused by the protozoan parasite┬áTrypanosoma cruzi. (T. cruzi) . Carlos Chagas discovered the disease over a century ago. Chagas disease is found mainly in endemic areas of 21 continental Latin American countries, where it is mostly transmitted when humans come into […]