- Provides a thoroughly revised, updated, and streamlined new edition with contributions from leading authorities and industry experts
- Informs and updates on all the latest developments of Chagas disease, covering biology, clinical aspects, and human sciences
- Includes a summarizing chapter that provides key insights of practical significance for prevention efforts
American Trypanosomiasis, Chagas Disease: One Hundred Years of Research, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of Chagas disease and discusses the latest discoveries concerning the three elements that compose the transmission chain of the disease, the host, the insect vectors, and the causative parasite.
In addition, new insights on the molecular biology and diagnostics of Chagas diseases, the persistence of infections in the host, and the interaction of the parasite and host metabolism are now included in this new and updated edition.
Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and public health