2004
DOI: 10.1590/s0074-02762004000400004
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Abstract: Despite efforts to eradicate American trypanosomiasis (AT) and

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“…31,32 Other studies in Brazil and Ecuador reported that the ECG abnormalities were more prevalent in older subjects, especially males. 33,34 However, our results are similar to those of a seroepidemiologic survey in Mexico in which 74.5% of the seropositive persons were less than 39 years of age. 6 We have identified zones endemic for Chagas disease in the Hidalgo State of Mexico on the basis of the presence of triatomines, characteristics of isolates of T. cruzi, and seropositive individuals with cardiac abnormalities.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 87%
“…31,32 Other studies in Brazil and Ecuador reported that the ECG abnormalities were more prevalent in older subjects, especially males. 33,34 However, our results are similar to those of a seroepidemiologic survey in Mexico in which 74.5% of the seropositive persons were less than 39 years of age. 6 We have identified zones endemic for Chagas disease in the Hidalgo State of Mexico on the basis of the presence of triatomines, characteristics of isolates of T. cruzi, and seropositive individuals with cardiac abnormalities.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 87%
“…Supported, in part, by local health authorities, they performed a survey throughout the state, covering several topics: clinical features (cardiology, gastroenterology), entomology, serology, sociology, and parasitology, but not reservoirs. This situation shows that Chagas disease in Mexico is there to be found when it is looked for (LozanoKasten 1997, Capps & Begona 2004, Coll-Cardenas et al 2004). Guerrero state also became important as an increasing number of studies were published there.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 97%
“…La zona occidental del país se considera zona endémica, lo que se ha demostrado por el número de casos presuntivos de enfermedad, detectados serológicamente o mediante las manifestaciones clínicas y por los reportes de los bancos de sangre (3)(4)(5).…”
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