Chagas Disease in Louisiana

Lane Foil, Kramer, Wayne L., Carlton, Christopher E.

Chagas disease is a zoonotic disease, which means that it is a disease of animals that is transmitted to humans under some conditions. The causative agent of Chagas disease, Trypanosoma cruzi, is a protozoan parasite that infects an estimated 24 million people in Central and South America. During 2006, the first indigenous case in Louisiana was reported.
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