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Chagas disease


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • American trypanosomiasis
  • New world trypanosomiasis
  • South American trypanosomiasis
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  • My mother is Brazilian and she has Chagas Disease. I would like to know if it is genetic and the chance that I or my children may have it. Click here for answer