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Chagas Disease: What U.S. Clinicians Need to Know


This scenario describes a patient with chronic Chagas disease who received a heart transplant.

As you work through this case, it will be important to remember:

  • How to diagnose Chagas disease
  • How to monitor an immunosuppressed patient for reactivation disease
  • Recommendations for antitrypanosomal treatment
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Version: 1.1 Pub: Oct 2010 Rev: Aug 2012

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