Suriname General Health Risks: Chagas Disease

Chagas Disease is transmitted by the Triatoma insect in rural and suburban areas of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the southern United States.

Chagas Disease - Overview Be Alert to Chagas Disease


The vector Rhodnius prolixus is present in rural areas, but due to the lack of investigations on Chagas Disease the extent of the infection is undetermined. Recent studies did not find positive cases in blood donors.


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