Category: Parasites

What the Chagas? The Impact of Chagas Cardiomyopathy

This is going to be a very different post, in that, while the topic is still related to infectious disease, I’ll delve into other parts of medicine as I think they are relevant. Chagas disease, widely considered a neglected tropical disease, is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi and it is a zoonosis transmitted among domestic and

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Strongylodiasis Hyperinfection

Strongylodiasis is probably one of those disease you don’t think about. After all, it is generally thought to be a tropical infectious disease, and as a result, there is little Western familiarity with it. While the number of infected people worldwide ranges from 30-100 million (1), with a recent review noting the prevalence being 10-40%

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