Mother-to-Child transmission of congenital chagas disease, Japan

Kazuo Imai, Takuya Maeda, Yusuke Sayama, Kei Mikita, Yuji Fujikura, Kazuhisa Misawa, Morichika Nagumo, Osamu Iwata, Takeshi Ono, Ichiro Kurane, Yasushi Miyahira, Akihiko Kawana, Sachio Miura

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Abstract

We report a patient with congenital Chagas disease in Japan. This report reemphasizes the role of neglected and emerging tropical diseases in the era of globalization. It also indicates the need for increased vigilance for detecting Chagas disease in non-disease-endemic countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-148
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Imai, K., Maeda, T., Sayama, Y., Mikita, K., Fujikura, Y., Misawa, K., Nagumo, M., Iwata, O., Ono, T., Kurane, I., Miyahira, Y., Kawana, A., & Miura, S. (2014). Mother-to-Child transmission of congenital chagas disease, Japan. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20(1), 146-148. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2001.131071