Chagas disease in European countries: the challenge of a surveillance system
- Autores: Albajar-Vinas P, Angheben A, Bartoloni A, Basile L, Canavate C, Carlier Y, Chiodini PL, Flores-Chavez M, Jackson Y, Jansa JM, Salamanca DD, Seixas J, Van Gool T, Working Group on Chagas Disease
- Journal: Eurosurveillance
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A study of aggregate data collected from the literature and official sources was undertaken to estimate expected and observed prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection, annual incidence of congenital transmission and rate of underdiagnosis of Chagas disease among Latin American migrants in the nine European countries with the highest prevalence of Chagas disease.