Volume 87, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Acute Chagas disease is rarely recognized, and the risk for acquiring the disease is undefined in travelers to Central America. We describe a case of acute Chagas disease in a traveler to Costa Rica and highlight the need for increased awareness of this infection in travelers to Chagas-endemic areas.


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  • Received : 04 Jun 2012
  • Accepted : 03 Sep 2012
  • Published online : 05 Dec 2012

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