Introduction: Chagas disease
Chagas disease: Parasitic infection uncommon in the developed world.
Chagas disease: Also called American trypanosomiasis (tri-PAN-o-SO-my-a-sis), Chagas disease is an infection caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. It is estimated that 16-18 million people are infected with Chagas disease; of those infected, 50,000 will die each year. 1
Researching symptoms of Chagas disease: Further information about the symptoms of Chagas disease is available including a list of symptoms of Chagas disease, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
1. excerpt from Chagas Disease: DPD
Last revision: April 4, 2003
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