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Title: Development of diagnostics for Chagas disease: where should we put our limited resources?
Author: Picado, Albert
Angheben, Andrea
Marchiol, Andrea
Alarcón de Noya, Belkisyolé
Flevaud, Laurence
Pinazo, María Jesús
Gállego Culleré, M. (Montserrat)
Meymandi, Sheba
Moriana, Silvia
Keywords: Malaltia de Chagas
Malalties parasitàries
Chagas' disease
Latin Americans
Parasitic diseases
Issue Date: 5-Jan-2017
Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Abstract: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one of the milestones set by the London Declaration for Chagas disease the interruption of Chagas disease transmission through blood transfusion in Latin America was achieved in most countries (20 out of 21) in 2015. This is a crucial step towards reaching the goal of controlling Chagas disease by 2020. However, many challenges remain: less than 1% of the 6 to 7 million people infected with Trypanosoma cruzi are treated, and new infections still occu
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It is part of: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017, vol. 11, num. 1, p. e0005148
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ISSN: 1935-2735
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