CHAGAS' FAQ What is Chagas'? Chagas' disease is caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi. The parasite is usually found in Latin America, but is seen very rarely in the U.S. Infections are transmitted mainly by the feces of blood sucking bugs that have the parasite.
Center for Global Health Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria CS226359 Chagas Disease Fact Sheet What is Chagas disease? ■ A disease that can cause serious heart and stomach illnesses ■ A disease spread by contact with an infected triatomine bug also called "kissing bug, " "benchuca ...
Chagas’ Disease (SHA-gus) What is Chagas disease? Also called American trypanosomiasis (tri-PAN-o-SO-my a-sis), Chagas disease is an infection caused by the
Utah Department of Health Office of Epidemiology 3/5/2007 Chagas disease (T. cruzi infection) What is Chagas disease? Chagas disease is a disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted to animals and humans through insects.
Los Angeles, California 2006 P.A.C.E.® APPROVED COURSE DESCRIPTION Chagas disease is a parasitic disease of the blood and tissue that is transmitted by the bite of a reduviid bug.
Chagas Disease in the Americas Chagas disease Chagas disease, caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, is spread by infected insects called triatomine bugs and can be life threatening during both the early and late stages of infection.
Last Updated: January 2006 © 2006 CHAG_F0106 Chagas' Disease American Trypanosomiasis What is Chagas' disease and what causes it? Chagas' (SHA-gus) disease (also called American typanosomiasis [tri-PAN-o-so-MY-ah-sis]) is caused by a protozoan (single celled, micros copic) parasite called ...
Chagas’ Disease Chagas’ disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is caused by a parasite (Trypanosoma cruzi) and is spread by reduviid, or “kissing,” bugs.
Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) Division of Public Health Chagas Disease (American trypanosomiasis) Frequently Asked Questions Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health Updated 8/02/05 What is Chagas disease?
What is Chagas disease? Chagas disease, named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas who first described it in 1909 while working at the Oswal-doCruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro, exists only on the American Continent.