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Center: T. Credit: DPDx. Contact Us. Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link. Parasites - American Trypanosomiasis also known as Chagas Disease. Section Navigation. Minus Related Pages. Chagas disease is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the disease in It is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi , which is transmitted to animals and people by insect vectors and is found only in the Americas mainly, in rural areas of Latin America where poverty is widespread.
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Parasites - American Trypanosomiasis (also known as Chagas Disease)
Chagas disease also called American trypanosomiasis is a human tropical parasitic disease which occurs in the Americas, particularly in South America. Its pathogenic agent is a flagellate protozoan named Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted to humans and other mammals mostly by hematophagous assassin bugs of the subfamily Triatominae Family Reduviidae. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Carlos Chagas. Subcategories This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.