Oral Transmission of Chagas Disease: New Epidemiology for an Old Disease

Blackburn, Brian G.; Barry, Michele
June 2012
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jun2012, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p29
Synopsis: Several recent outbreaks of Chagas disease have been due to oral transmission. Although this protozoal infection is classically transmitted by triatomine insects, an emerging recognition of oral transmission could expand our understanding of the distribution for this parasitic infection


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