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Clinical Outcomes of Thirteen Patients with Acute Chagas Disease Acquired through Oral Transmission from Two Urban Outbreaks in Northeastern Brazil

  • Claudilson J. C. Bastos,

    Affiliation: Medicine and Human Health PhD Program, Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Roque Aras,

    Affiliation: Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Gildo Mota,

    Affiliation: Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Francisco Reis,

    Affiliation: Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Juarez Pereira Dias,

    Affiliation: Epidemiological Surveillance Department of the Bahia Health Secretary, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Robson Silva de Jesus,

    Affiliation: Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Miralba Silva Freire,

    Affiliation: Couto Maia Hospital, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Eline G. de Araújo,

    Affiliation: Epidemiological Surveillance Department of the Bahia Health Secretary, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Juliana Prazeres,

    Affiliation: Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi mail

    grassi@bahia.fiocruz.br

    Affiliations: Medicine and Human Health PhD Program, Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Bahia, Brazil, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation-FIOCRUZ, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Published: June 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000711

About the Authors

Claudilson J. C. Bastos, Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Medicine and Human Health PhD Program, Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Bahia, Brazil
Roque Aras, Gildo Mota, Francisco Reis, Robson Silva de Jesus, Juliana Prazeres
Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
Juarez Pereira Dias, Eline G. de Araújo
Epidemiological Surveillance Department of the Bahia Health Secretary, Bahia, Brazil
Miralba Silva Freire
Couto Maia Hospital, Bahia, Brazil
Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation-FIOCRUZ, Bahia, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: grassi@bahia.fiocruz.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJCB RA MFRG. Performed the experiments: GM FR RSdJ MSF EGdA JP. Analyzed the data: CJCB RA GM FR JPD MFRG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RA JPD MFRG. Wrote the paper: CJCB MFRG.