Chagas


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Cha·gas

(shah'găs), Avoid the incorrect form Chaga and Chaga's.
Carlos, Brazilian physician, 1879-1934. See: Chagas disease, Chagas-Cruz disease.
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Subsequent research confirmed the species, but scientists found no traces of Chagas, the disease carried by kissing bugs.
The insect was identified based on a photograph as Triatoma sanguisuga, a vector that can transmit the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi [T cruzi] which causes Chagas disease," CDC's report said. 
DPH and DDA jointly contacted Texas A&M University's Kissing Bug Citizen Science Program, a multidisciplinary research program aimed at documenting and collecting kissing bugs from across the United States.* The insect was identified based on a photograph as Triatoma sanguisuga, a vector that can transmit the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi which causes Chagas disease (1,2).
Classified as one of the 17 neglected tropical diseases listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) (1), Chagas disease is transmitted by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi (2) and, in Latin America, is the endemic disease with the greatest impact on morbimortality in a group of 21 countries, where it is estimated that it affects 5-6 million people, of whom less than 1% receive treatment and approximately 7,000 cases result into death annually (1).
Bayer presented results from the CHICO part of the phase 3 clinical study of investigational nifurtimox in pediatric patients with Chagas disease at the "XV Taller sobre la enfermedad de Chagas" conference in Barcelona, Spain.
In Latin America, Chagas disease is prevalent in 21 countries and is one of the most worrisome public health problems on the subcontinent.
Lillian Franca Borges Chagas (1), Aloisio Freitas Chagas Junior (1*), Rodrigo Ribeiro Fidelis (1), Magno Rodrigues de Carvalho Filho (2), Luciane de Oliveira Miller (2)
La tripanosomiasis americana o enfermedad de Chagas, producida por Trypanosoma cruzi, continua siendo uno de los principales problemas de salud publica en Latinoamerica (2, 8).
11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Health care providers need to be equipped to recognize, diagnose, and treat Chagas disease, which is growing in prevalence in the United States, according to an American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement published online Aug.
In this context, Chagas disease emerges as one of these concerns, notably in the Brazilian territory (7).