Congenital Chagas disease: recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and control of newborns, siblings and pregnant women

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Chagas disease 6 infectiousdiseases
herpes simplex 1 infectiousdiseases
rubella 1 infectiousdiseases

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Chagas disease 1333 the sixty-third World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA63.20 on the control and elimination of Chagas disease , highlighting the need “to promote the development of public health measures in disease-endemic and
Chagas disease 1835 Case Management of Congenital Infections” of the World Health Organization's Programme on Control of Chagas disease (infection with Trypanosoma cruzi). The present recommendations derive from those obtained in the meetings
Chagas disease 2977 Health Perspective to a Global Health Perspective”Meeting of the WHO TG IVa (congenital and paediatric Chagas disease ), New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, December 11, 2008, satellite meeting to the ASTMH 57th annual
Chagas disease 5123 should be treated with anti-parasitic therapy. Left untreated, the infection can progress to chronic Chagas disease later in life.Prevention of Congenital TransmissionFor pregnant women who are already infected with
Chagas disease 9374 cruzi–specific serology in infants aged >8 months are the gold standards for diagnosis of congenital Chagas disease (when previous transmission by vectors and blood transfusion has been ruled out, see above).Health systems
Chagas disease 11842 with electrocardiography should be performed regularly to follow the clinical evolution of the disease. Chagas disease should be systematically investigated in siblings and relatives of infected mothers (serological investigation),
herpes simplex 4724 symptoms as is seen in congenital infections with Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus (commonly identified in the acronym TORCH), most cases are asymptomatic. This warrants a control
rubella 4688 cases can present non-specific symptoms as is seen in congenital infections with Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus (commonly identified in the acronym TORCH), most cases

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