Published in Blood Weekly, November 13th, 1995
T. cruzi is the protozoan hemoflagellate that is responsible for Chagas disease, noted Ira A. Schulman, M.D., Director of Transfusion Medicine, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California (LAC/USC) Medical Center. Economic problems and political turmoil in Latin America have resulted in emigration to the United States of large numbers of people from Mexico, Central America and South America, he told participants at the Blood Safety & Screening conference, held October 23-25, 1995, in Washington,...
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