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- Reis, Levi Eduardo Soares, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Molecular Immunology 2014 v.58 pp. 92-97
- CCR5 receptor; Chagas disease; Triatominae; Trypanosoma cruzi; acute course; blood; blood transfusion; chemokines; dog diseases; dogs; gene expression; heart; host-parasite relationships; immigration; immune response; infectious diseases; inoculum; interferon-gamma; interleukin-10; interleukin-12; messenger RNA; parasitism; people; transforming growth factor beta 1; trypomastigotes; Europe; United States
- ... The recent increase in immigration of people from areas endemic for Chagas disease (Trypanosoma cruzi) to the United States and Europe has raised concerns about the transmission via blood transfusion and organ transplants in these countries. Infection by these pathways occurs through blood trypomastigotes (BT), and these forms of T. cruzi are completely distinct of metacyclic trypomastigotes (MT), ...