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Volume 15, Number 4—April 2009
THEME ISSUE
The Amazon Region
Dispatch

Oral Transmission of Chagas Disease by Consumption of Açaí Palm Fruit, Brazil

Aglaêr A. NóbregaComments to Author , Marcio H. Garcia, Erica Tatto, Marcos T. Obara, Elenild Costa, Jeremy Sobel, and Wildo N. Araujo
Author affiliations: Brazilian Ministry of Health, Brasília, Brazil (A.A. Nóbrega, M.H. Garcia, E. Tatto, M.T. Obara, W.N. Araujo); Secretariat of Public Health, Belem, Brazil (E. Costa); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Sobel); Gonçalo Muniz Institute, Salvador, Brazil (W.N. Araujo)

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Figure 2

Trypanosoma cruzi (arrow) in a peripheral blood smear of a patient at a local health facility in a rural area of Pará State, Brazil (Giemsa stain, magnification ×100). Image provided by Adriana A. Oliveira, Brazilian Field Epidemiology Training Program, Brasilia, Brazil.

Figure 2Trypanosoma cruzi (arrow) in a peripheral blood smear of a patient at a local health facility in a rural area of Pará State, Brazil (Giemsa stain, magnification ×100). Image provided by Adriana A. Oliveira, Brazilian Field Epidemiology Training Program, Brasilia, Brazil.

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