Trypanosoma cruzi: Time for International Recognition as a Foodborne Parasite

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jun 2;10(6):e0004656. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004656. eCollection 2016 Jun.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Chagas Disease / economics
  • Chagas Disease / epidemiology
  • Chagas Disease / parasitology*
  • Chagas Disease / transmission*
  • Cold Temperature
  • Cooking
  • Food Parasitology*
  • Food Storage
  • Foodborne Diseases / parasitology*
  • Global Health / economics
  • Global Health / trends
  • Humans
  • Internationality
  • Neglected Diseases
  • Trypanosoma cruzi / physiology*

Grant support

The authors received no specific funding for this work, but discussion on this topic between three authors (LJR, BD, and PRT) was a collaboration within the framework of EURO-FBP, the European network for foodborne parasites, COST Action FA1408. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.