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dc.contributor.authorCoura, José Rodrigues
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-16T11:09:48Z
dc.date.available2015-11-16T11:09:48Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationCOURA, José Rodrigues. The main sceneries of Chagas disease transmission. The vectors, blood and oral transmissions - A comprehensive review. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, v.110, n.3, p. 277-282, May 2015.
dc.identifier.issn10.1590/0074-0276140362
dc.identifier.issn0074-0276
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.arca.fiocruz.br/handle/icict/12233
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherFundação Oswaldo Cruz
dc.rightsopen access
dc.titleThe main sceneries of Chagas disease transmission. The vectors, blood and oral transmissions - A comprehensive review
dc.typeArticle
dc.description.abstractenThis review deals with transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi by the most important domestic vectors, blood transfusion and oral intake. Among the vectors, Triatoma infestans, Panstrongylus megistus, Rhodnius prolixus, Triatoma dimidiata, Triatoma brasiliensis, Triatoma pseudomaculata, Triatoma sordida, Triatoma maculata, Panstrongylus geniculatus, Rhodnius ecuadoriensis and Rhodnius pallescens can be highlighted. Transmission of Chagas infection, which has been brought under control in some countries in South and Central America, remains a great challenge, particularly considering that many endemic countries do not have control over blood donors. Even more concerning is the case of non-endemic countries that receive thousands of migrants from endemic areas that carry Chagas disease, such as the United States of America, in North America, Spain, in Europe, Japan, in Asia, and Australia, in Oceania. In the Brazilian Amazon Region, since Shaw et al. (1969) described the first acute cases of the disease caused by oral transmission, hundreds of acute cases of the disease due to oral transmission have been described in that region, which is today considered to be endemic for oral transmission. Several other outbreaks of acute Chagas disease by oral transmission have been described in different states of Brazil and in other South American countries.
dc.creator.affilliationFundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Laboratório de Doenças Parasitárias. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
dc.subject.enChagas Disease
dc.subject.enT. cruzi
dc.subject.enVector, blood and oral transmission
dc.subject.decsDoença de Chagas
dc.subject.decsTrypanosoma cruzi
dc.subject.decsSaúde Pública
dc.identifier.eissn1678-8060
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