Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 23rd, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "After three dogs died from acute Chagas cardiomyopathy at one location, an investigation was conducted of the home, garage, and grounds of the owner."
"Chagas disease is caused by the parasitic protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi and affects an estimated 12 million persons throughout South and Central America and Mexico," wrote Charles B. Beard and colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of Health. "In the United States, the disease exists almost exclusively as a...
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