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- Martinez-Perez, Angela; Poveda, Cristina; Ramírez, Juan David; Norman, Francesca; Gironés, Núria; Guhl, Felipe; Monge-Maillo, Begoña; Fresno, Manuel; López-Vélez, Rogelio
- Acta tropica 2016 v.157 pp. 145-150
- satellite DNA, etc ; Chagas disease; Trypanosoma cruzi; algorithms; benznidazole; blood; endemic diseases; genetic variation; humans; intergenic DNA; mixed infection; parasites; patients; polymerase chain reaction; provenance; ribosomal DNA; women; Bolivia; North America; Spain; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. This is an endemic disease in the Americas, but increased migration to Europe has made it emerge in countries where it was previously unknown, being Spain the second non endemic country in number of patients. T. cruzi is a parasite with a wide genetic diversity, which has been grouped by consensus into 6 Discrete Typing Units (DTUs) affe ...