American Trypanosomiasis; South American Trypanosomiasis
Malaria (Italian: "bad air"; formerly called ague or marsh fever in English) is an infectious disease which in humans causes about 350-500 million infections and over 1 million deaths annually, mainly in the tropics and sub-Saharan Africa.
Chagas disease (also called American trypanosomiasis) is a Mammalian disease occurring only in the Americas. It is caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, one of the kinetoplastid flagellates, transmitted to humans by triatomine insects known in the different countries as assassin bug, vinchuca, kissing bug, chipo, barbeiro, etc. Common triatomine vector species for trypanosomiasis belong to the genera Triatoma, Rhodinius, and Panstrongylus.
Malaria as related to Chagas Disease
- Chagas disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chagas disease / ˈ tʃ ɑː ɡ ə s /, or American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. It is spread mostly by ...
- Malaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the ...
- CDC - Chagas Disease - Centers for Disease Control and ...
Chagas disease is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the disease in 1909. It is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi ...
- CDC - Parasites - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Parasites can cause disease in humans.
- Chagas disease : MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Chagas disease is an illness spread by insects. It is common in South and Central America. Causes Chagas disease is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, a …
- Malaria, Chagas' Disease and - Biology Questions
Learn the Protozoan Diseases. 1. Which is the kingdom of the parasites that cause malaria and Chagas’ disease? Those diseases are caused by the protozoans, …
- TDR | Diseases and topics - WHO | World Health Organization
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- Chagas' Disease | Seattle BioMed
Brief information about Chagas' and other diseases caused by parasites of the Trypanosomatidae family (leishmaniasis and African sleeping sickness).
- Chagas Disease: Find Out About Treatment and Symptoms
Chagas disease is an infection caused by a protozoan parasite (Trypanosoma cruzi) that can result in acute inflammatory skin changes (chagomas). Read more about ...
- Chagas - DNDi - Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative
Geography Endemic in 21 countries across Latin America, Chagas disease kills more people in the region each year than any other parasite-born disease, including malaria.