Localized chemical changes in heart tissue during chronic cardiac Chagas Disease

This study analizes the heart tissue of chronically T. cruzi-infected and uninfected mice, to understand the impact of infection on the tissue metabolome.

22 October 2021

The results show differencies amongst regions according to its parasite burden. This identification gives insight into severe cardiac symptom development in 30 % of patients during the chronic stage.

Analyzing this changes brings an approach to understand cardiac symptom better and also shapes a framework for novel Chagas Disease treatment.
Read the entire study by clicking on PLOS.

Chagas Disease

For control and universal access to treatment

Global Chagas Coalition’s members contributions


Subscribe to our newsletter