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*  Chagas Disease - AHealthyMe - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Chagas disease is caused by a parasite. It is transmitted to people through the feces of insects. It is common in South and ... Chagas Disease. What is Chagas disease? Chagas disease is a disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. It is named for ... Have been exposed to the blood products, or received organs, from someone infected with Chagas disease ... Chagas disease is a disease caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi.. *You're most at risk for Chagas disease if you have ...
  http://www.ahealthyme.com/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult/134,222
*  CDC - Chagas Disease
Education and information about Chagas Disease, Triatomine bugs, Kissing Bugs, fact sheets, information for special groups, ... The United States Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Study: Evidence for Vector-borne Transmission of the Parasite That Causes Chagas ... Evidence for Vector-borne Transmission of the Parasite That Causes Chagas Disease Among United States Blood Donors ... Chagas disease is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the disease in 1909. It is caused by the ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/index.html
*  Carlos Chagas - Wikipedia
... the discovery of Trypanosoma cruzi and of American trypanosomiasis (footnotes to the history of Chagas's disease)". ... Chagas suspected that the parasite could cause human disease, due to the prevalence of the insect vector in human households ... discovered for the first time the same Trypanosoma parasite in the blood of a three-year-old girl. He also observed parasitic ... Chagas named this new parasite Trypanosoma cruzi in honor of Oswaldo Cruz and later that year as Schizotrypanum cruzi and then ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_Chagas
*  Ecoepidemiology, short history and control of Chagas disease in the endemic countries and the new challenge for non-endemic...
The United State Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Study: evidence for vector borne transmission of the parasite that causes Chagas ... with the presence of chronic Chagas heart disease, occurrences of blood donors who have been infected by T. cruzi and an ... Epidemiological characteristics of Chagas disease in the Americas - Chagas disease in the Americas can be separated into four ... 1 : the discovery of Chagas disease (original from Carlos Chagas). A: Panstrongylus megistus (Chagas 1909); B, C: Trypanosoma ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0074-02762014000700856
*  Inositol metabolism in Trypanosoma cruzi: potential target for chemotherapy against Chagas' disease
Chagas' disease is a debilitating and often fatal disease caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. The great ... cruzi. The disease is acquired by invasive trypomastigotes which are transmitted by insect vectors, blood transfusion, ... The challenge of Chagas Disease chemotherapy: an update of drugs assayed against Trypanosoma cruzi. Acta Trop 53: 83-98. [ ... Recent developments in the control of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent for Chagas' disease. Curr Med Chem 2: 723-742. [ ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0001-37652000000300015
*  Chagas disease | PDE4NPD
... also known as Chagas disease - is caused by infection with Trypanosoma cruzi, a protozoan parasite. The disease is named after ... Infected blood-sucking triatomine bugs, widely known as 'kissing bugs', transmit the disease.2 These bugs typically live in the ... caused by Trypanosoma cruzi parasites, inside the heart and digestive muscles. *causes cardiac disorders or digestive ... Chagas Disease fact sheet. *Filardi and Brener, Susceptibility and natural resistance of Trypanosoma cruzi strains to drugs ...
  https://www.pde4npd.eu/node/22
*  EENY581/IN1018: Eastern Bloodsucking Conenose, Triatoma sanguisuga (LeConte) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae)
American trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease) is caused by the trypanosome parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi. Trypanosomes are ... Triatoma sanguisuga blood meals and potential for Chagas disease, Louisiana, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20: 2141-2143. ... or Chagas Disease) in South America, a debilitating illness caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. This parasite has a ... the wound becomes contaminated with Trypanosoma cruzi, the cause of American trypanosomiasis (or Chagas disease) in humans. ...
  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in1018
*  February 2016 - Page 2 of 2 - Truly Nolen Pest Advice Blog
... trypanosoma cruzi, to his patients.. Chagas Disease, caused by the trypanosoma cruzi parasite entering the bloodstream, in ... Like bed bugs, ticks and mosquitoes, kissing bugs are little bloodsuckers that feed on human blood. And while bed bugs don t ... If left undetected or untreated for years, the trypanosoma cruzi parasite can cause chronic disorders in the intestines and ... No vaccination exists for Chagas Disease, but in the initial stages of the disease, benznidazole and also nifurtimox have shown ...
  https://www.trulynolen.com/pest-advice-blog/2016/02/page/2/
*  Truly Nolen of Charlotte NC, Author at Truly Nolen Pest Advice Blog - Page 2 of 2
... trypanosoma cruzi, to his patients.. Chagas Disease, caused by the trypanosoma cruzi parasite entering the bloodstream, in ... Once you re checked in to your room, don t be fooled by cleanliness, as these blood-sucking fiends can hide in clean ... If left undetected or untreated for years, the trypanosoma cruzi parasite can cause chronic disorders in the intestines and ... No vaccination exists for Chagas Disease, but in the initial stages of the disease, benznidazole and also nifurtimox have shown ...
  https://www.trulynolen.com/pest-advice-blog/author/truly-nolen-of-charlotte-nc/page/2/
*  Bolivia Marks Key Milestone in the Fight against Chagas' Disease
... disease by insects has been halted in Bolivia's most populous department, La... ... An international commission says that transmission of Chagas' ... People become infected with the parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi , ... Chagas' disease is endemic in 21 Latin American countries, affecting an estimated 8-15 million people and causing some 12,000 ... Universal screening of blood donors for Chagas' disease in 19 of 21 endemic countries in Latin America. ...
  https://www.pharmpro.com/news/2011/05/bolivia-marks-key-milestone-fight-against-chagas-disease
*  Chagas disease - Wikipedia
Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protist Trypanosoma cruzi ... cruzi is diagnostic of Chagas disease. It can be detected by microscopic examination of fresh anticoagulated blood, or its ... Disease Control Chagas information from the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative UNHCO site on Chagas Disease Chagas Disease ... The disease cannot be cured in this phase, however. Chronic heart disease caused by Chagas disease is now a common reason for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagas_disease
*  Trypanosomatida - Wikipedia
Chagas disease, caused by Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by triatomine bugs), and leishmaniasis (a set of trypanosomal ... This heteroxenous life cycle typically includes the intestine of a bloodsucking insect and the blood and/or tissues of a ... The three major human diseases caused by trypanosomatids are; African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness, caused by Trypanosoma ... The genus Trypanosoma is also represented in Dominican amber in the extinct species Trypanosoma antiquus. Three genera are ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trypanosomatida
*  The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene | Volume 99, Issue 1
... professional organization whose mission is to promote world health by the prevention and control of tropical disease through ... Karyotype Evolution of Chagas Disease Vectors (Hemiptera, Triatominae) Kaio Cesar Chaboli Alevi, Jader de Oliveira, João ... The Triatominae subfamily is composed of 153 hematophagous species that are potential vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, the ... A Neurotropic Virus Isolated from the Blood of a Native of Uganda 1 K. C. Smithburn, T. P. Hughes, A. W. Burke and J. H. Paul ...
  https://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/14761645/99/1
*  Everybody loves sugar: first report of plant feeding in triatomines | Parasites & Vectors | Full Text
... have been considered to be exclusive blood feeders for more than 100 years, since the discovery of Chagas disease. We offered ... Exposure to S. lycopersicum increased longevity and reduced weight loss caused by desiccation. We describe here the first ... The description of sugar and plant meals in triatomines opens new perspectives for the study and control of Chagas Disease. ... First instar R. prolixus ingested plant tissue from S. lycopersicum fruits, and this increased the amount of blood ingested and ...
  https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-016-1401-0
*  Chagas Disease | Medlife Blog
... is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by the protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi or (T. cruzi). It is found mainly ... Blood screening is vital to avoid infection through transfusion and organ transplantation. Screening and diagnosis in pregnant ... Chagas disease is named after Carlos Justiniano Chagas, a Brazilian doctor, who discovered the disease in 1909. ... is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by the protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi or (T. cruzi). ...
  https://www.medlife.com/blog/chagas-disease/
*  Biological characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi strains
A novel and basic mechanism of immunosuppression in Chagas´ disease: Trypanosoma cruzi releases in vitro and in vivo a protein ... After exsanguination, blood of infected mice was cultured in glass tubes with 5 ml LIT medium (10% heat-inactivated fetal calf ... 1992a) from Brazil was isolated by xenodiagnostic from Felis yagouaroundi coming from Mato Grosso; this strain causes high ... Trypanosoma cruzi is the etiologic agent of Chagas disease, a frequently fatal illness affecting the heart and gastrointestinal ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0074-02762001000100006&lng=pt&nrm=iso
*  Iosa D - The Autonomic Nervous System: Its Study and The Pathogenesis of Chagas's Cardioneuromyopathy
American trypanosomiasis, or Chagas' disease, is one of the most frequent causes of congestive heart failure and sudden death ... 7. Chagas C. Les formes nerveuses d´ une nouvelle trypanosomiase (Trypanosoma cruzi inocule par Triatoma magista) (maladie de ... Palmero H., Caeiro T., Iosa D., Effect of Chagas' disease on arterial blood pressure. Am Heart J. 1979; 97 (1) 38-42.. 40. ... in the pathology of experimental Chagas' disease. Eur J Immunol. 1987; 17:1027-1033. 108. Petry K, Eisen H. Chagas' disease : a ...
  http://www.fac.org.ar/scvc/llave/chagas/iosa/iosai.htm
*  Paradigms and Demographics: Bed bugs and Chagas Disease! Is This a Plague in the Making?
... as Vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi. This paper demonstrates there is a potential for the spread of Chagas disease in the United ... Chagas disease is also known as the "silent killer" because the initial infection may cause a small fever or swollen eyes - the ... The samples were tested for evidence of human blood and infection with T. cruzi. Over one-third of the sampled insects tested ... which spreads a parasitic protozoan called Trypanosoma cruzi. Chagas disease is named after its discoverer, Brazilian physician ...
  http://paradigmsanddemographics.blogspot.com/2015/01/bed-bugs-and-chagas-disease-is-this.html
*  Impact of Trypanosoma cruzi on antimicrobial peptide gene expression and activity in the fat body and midgut of Rhodnius...
... the causative agent of Chagas disease in Latin America. In natural habitats, these insects are in contact with a variety of ... bacteria, fungi, virus and parasites that they acquire from both their environments and the blood of their hosts. Microorganism ... cruzi strains. The T. cruzi Dm 28c clone (TcI) successfully develops whereas Y strain (TcII) does not complete its life- cycle ... In contrast, the T. cruzi Y strain neither induced AMP gene expression in the gut nor reduced the number of colony formation ...
  https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-016-1398-4
*  Chagas Disease | Article about Chagas Disease by The Free Dictionary
Find out information about Chagas Disease. a transmissible parasitic disease of humans and animals caused by trypanosomes. The ... disease was described in 1909 in Brazil by the physician C. Chagas. Explanation of Chagas Disease ... Chagas Disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi transmitted primarily by insects known as "kissing bugs.. KaloBios ... Chagas disease screening in maternal donors of publicly banked umbilical cord blood, United States.. Cord blood sample ...
  http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Chagas+Disease
*  Triatoma virus - Wikipedia
Chagas disease is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. About seven to eight million people are estimated to have Chagas disease in ... TrV can be transmitted to humans through the bite of T. infestans when they blood feed but the virus is unable to replicate in ... "Can Triatoma virus inhibit infection of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas,1909 ) in Triatoma infestans (Klug)? A cross infection and co ... cruzi and are less likely to shed the pathogen for Chagas disease. Agirre, Jon; Aloria, Kerman; Arizmendi, Jesus M.; Iloro, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triatoma_virus
*  Stem Cell-Based Therapies in Chagasic Cardiomyopathy
Chagas disease is caused by the hemoflagellate parasite Trypanosoma cruzi [1]. The disease is endemic in Latin America and ... where 300 and 200 thousand people have been infected through blood transfusions [3]. Chagas disease has an acute and a chronic ... Chagas disease is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi and can lead to a dilated cardiomyopathy decades after the prime infection by the ... "Perspectives on Trypanosoma cruzi-induced heart disease (Chagas disease)," Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 51, no. 6 ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2015/436314/
*  A century of research: what have we learned about the interaction of Trypanosoma cruzi with host cells?
Trypanosoma cruzi trans-sialidase: enhancement of virulence in a murine model of Chagas' disease. J Exp Med 181: 1693-1703. [ ... Isolation of blood and intracellular forms of Trypanosoma cruzi from rats and other rodents and preliminary studies on their ... Trypanosoma cruzi infection of BSC-1 fibroblast cells causes cytoskeletal disruption and changes in intracellular calcium ... The Chagas' disease parasite Trypanosoma cruzi exploits nerve growth factor receptor TrkA to infect mammalian hosts. Cell Host ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0074-02762009000900013&lng=es&nrm=iso
*  Rodolfo Devera, Octavio Fernandes/*, José Rodrigues Coura/ + - PDF
98(1): 1-12, January Should Trypanosoma cruzi be Called cruzi Complex? A Review of the Parasite Diversity and the Potential of ... of Trypanosoma cruzi for the pathogenesis of Chagas disease Implicações da variabilidade genética do Trypanosoma cruzi na ... Ann Trop Med Parasitol 59: Brener Z The behavior of slender and stout forms of Trypanosoma cruzi in the blood stream of normal ... Background Infectious diseases caused by pathogenic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, ...
  http://docplayer.net/1508830-Rodolfo-devera-octavio-fernandes-jose-rodrigues-coura.html
*  Inflammatory responses and intestinal injury development during acute Trypanosoma cruzi infection are associated with the...
Chagas disease (CD) is an anthropozoonosis caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma (T.) cruzi [1,2]. CD is endemic in Central and ... The parasitic blood levels and survival of T. cruzi-infected animals are important parameters with which to determine the ... Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi and is characterized by cardiac, gastrointestinal, and nervous ... Trypanosoma cruzi: genetic structure of populations and relevance of genetic variability to the pathogenesis of Chagas disease ...
  https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-015-0811-8