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Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016

Congenital Trypanosomiasis in Child Born in France to African Mother

Marie-Alix Lestrade-Carluer De Kyvon, Zoha Maakaroun-Vermesse, Philippe Lanotte, Gerardo Priotto, Pere Perez-Simarro, Anne-Marie Guennoc, Bertrand De Toffol, Luc Paris, Louis Bernard, Alain Goudeau, Jacques Chandenier, and Guillaume DesoubeauxComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Tours, Tours, France (M.-A. Lestrade-Carluer De Kyvon, Z. Maakaroun-Vermesse, P. Lanotte, A.-M. Guennoc, B. De Toffol, L. Bernard, A. Goudeau, J. Chandenier, G. Desoubeaux); Université François-Rabelais, Tours (P. Lanotte, L. Bernard, A. Goudeau, J. Chandenier, G. Desoubeaux); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (G. Priotto, P. Perez-Simarro); Hôpitaux Universitaires La Pitié Salpêtrière–Charles Foix, Paris, France (L. Paris)

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Video. Direct observation of the cerebrospinal fluid from a child with congenital trypanosomiasis who was born in France to an African mother (fresh mount in a Malassez counting cell, original magnification ×400). A mobile form (≈15–25 μm long) is visible along the edge of the Malassez counting chamber. (Source)

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