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Chagas disease as a cause of symptomatic chronic myocardopathy in Mexican children.

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We report the first case series of children in Mexico living with symptomatic Chagas disease causing chronic myocardopathy. The findings suggest that children with Chagas disease may develop symptomatic chronic myocardopathy earlier than previously recognized. Our findings emphasize the importance of longitudinal cardiologic follow-up of all children identified with acute Chagas disease.In a cohort of 826 children from the state of Queretaro in Mexico, 11 were identified with positive serolog...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Journal:
Pediatric infectious disease journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
11
Pages:
1011-1013
Publication date:
2009-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Source identifiers:
116566
Language:
English
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pubs:116566
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uuid:360ef5c3-fb5c-4ecf-b9b3-e625b8e29fbe
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pubs:116566
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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