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What is chagas’ disease?

Chagas disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, found mainly in rural areas of Latin America! There are two MORE?? Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Dreama Reply:

    The kissing bug is responsible for the deaths of approximately 50000 people every year in Latin America due to the Chagas disease. There have been no cases Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_6758777_rid-kissing-bugs.html

  2. Ashanti Reply:

    Chagas disease is a parasitic disease that is usually given to humans by a blood sucking insect. It can also be passed by blood transfusions or transplants. Symptoms start out fairly mild, with just some swelling at the sight of the bite or

  3. Petrina Reply:

    Worldwide, an estimated 16 million to 18 million people are infected with Chagas disease. Of those infected, an estimated 50,000 die each year. -GoldenToast Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_common_is_chagas_disease

  4. Ethel Reply:

    Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. It is a parasitic disease endemic in Central and South America and infects millions. Chagas disease usually does not produce symptoms, but it can become serious and even fatal. Th… Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_2083732_diagnose-chagas-disease.html

  5. Letha Reply:

    1 Treat acute phase Chagas disease with benznidazole. This is the only known drug that is active against Trypanosoma cruzi and tolerated by humans. The adult dose is 5 mg/kg/day and the pediatric dose is 5 to 10 mg/kg/day. Benznidazole is g… Source:http://www.ehow.com/how_2092617_treat-chagas-disease.html?a=flag

  6. Tomika Reply:

    If you have Chagas disease, should other family members be tested for the infection?

  7. Lupe Reply:

    Here is a fact sheethttp://www!dhpe!org/infect/Chagas!htmlhttp://www!uta!edu/chagas/html/chagSoci!htmlhttp://www!nlm!nih!gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001372!htm

  8. Shaun Reply:

    Chagas disease is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the flagellate protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. T. cruzi is commonly transmitted to humans and other

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