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New World Trypanosomiasis

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Michael A. Miles MSc, PhD, DSc, FRCPath Professor of Medical Protozoology

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0184

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Miles, M. A. 2010. New World Trypanosomiasis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Structure and Life Cycle
  • 4
    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics
  • 5
    Clinical Aspects
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Pathology
  • 8
    Diagnosis
  • 9
    Epidemiology and Control
  • 10
    Treatment
  • 11
    Vaccination
  • 12
    Integrated Control

Keywords:

  • new world trypanosomiasis;
  • Chagas disease-affecting heart and alimentary tract;
  • Trypanosoma cruzi-opportunistic infection;
  • three principal stages in T. cruzi life cycle-amastigote stage, phagocytic, epimastigotes;
  • fusiform transformation;
  • blood transfusion transmission;
  • oral transmission;
  • hepatosplenomegaly;
  • integrated control