infection with the protozoan parasite trypanosoma cruzi, a form of trypanosomiasis endemic in Central and south america. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC ganglia; chagas cardiomyopathy; and dysfunction of the esophagus or colon.


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cycle of T. cruzi

cycle of T. cruzi
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Cycles of <b>chagas disease</b>

Cycles of chagas disease
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An acute <b>Chagas disease</b>

An acute Chagas disease
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Life cycle of T. cruzi

Life cycle of T. cruzi
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a marker of acute <b>Chagas</b>

a marker of acute Chagas
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<b>Chagas</b> further north.

Chagas further north.
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History of <b>Chagas disease</b>

History of Chagas disease
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