Shelter dogs as sentinels for Trypanosoma cruzi transmission across Texas.
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Chagas disease, an infection with the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, is increasingly diagnosed among humans in the southern United States. We assessed exposure of shelter dogs in Texas to T. cruzi; seroprevalence across diverse ecoregions was 8.8%. Canine serosurveillance is a useful tool for public health risk assessment.
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Tenney, T. D., Curtis-Robles, R., Snowden, K. F., & Hamer, S. A.
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Tenney, Trevor D||Curtis-Robles, Rachel||Snowden, Karen F||Hamer, Sarah A