Published in Blood Weekly, April 28th, 1997
Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, is rare in the United States, noted Celso Bianco, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, at the Blood Safety & Screening Conference, sponsored by Cambridge Healthtech Institute, April 14-16, 1997, McLean, Virginia.
Transmission actually may be rare, or we are not making the diagnosis, Bianco said.
The United States has a large population of individuals that immigrated from Latin America, where...
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