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Detection of Anti-Trypanosoma Cruzi Antibodies among Donors at A Blood Bank from Southern Mexico, Using an Iron Superoxide Dismutase Excreted (Fe-Sode) as Antigen

Trypanosoma cruzi, the causal agent of Chagas disease in humans, is a widely spread protozoan in Latin America. Chronically infected people are asymptomatic during an indeterminate stage but can represent a significant risk of transmission due to blood donations and organ transplants. Blood transfusion is recognized as the second most important path for transmitting of Chagas disease
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Twenty Five Years of Drug Discovery at the University of California Targeting Kinetoplastid Parasites

This review summarizes 25 years of screening compounds against three major kinetoplastid parasites, Trypanosoma brucei, Trypanosoma cruzi, and Leishmania spp. The work was carried out at two University of California campuses by a consortium of scientists. The history of this effort is summarized beginning with DARPA and NIAID TDRU projects. The compound collections that were screened came from both academic and industry sources.
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Human Neutrophils in Patients with Positive Serology for Chagas Disease

Polymorphonuclear (PMN) neutrophil leukocytes are cells of innate immunity recognized in a peripheral blood smear because of their particular multilobed nucleus. Ring shaped nucleous are typical in rats and mice, being described in some pathologies in humans as well as in healthy subjects.
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