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Congenital transmission of Chagas disease in Latin American immigrants in Switzerland

Jackson, Y. and Myers, C. and Diana, A. and Marti, H. P. and Wolff, H. and Chappuis, F. and Loutan, L. and Gervaix, A.. (2009) Congenital transmission of Chagas disease in Latin American immigrants in Switzerland. Emerging infectious diseases, Vol. 15, H. 4. S. 601-603.

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Abstract

International migration has changed the epidemiologic patterns of Chagas disease. Recently, 2 cases of Chagas disease transmitted from Latin American women to their newborns were diagnosed in Geneva, Switzerland. A retrospective study to detect Chagas disease showed a prevalence of 9.7% among 72 Latin American women tested during pregnancy in Switzerland
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09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology > Clinical Immunology (Daubenberger)
UniBasel Contributors:Marti, Hanspeter
Item Type:Article, refereed
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Publisher:National Center for Infectious Diseases
ISSN:1080-6040
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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