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Epidemiological profile of Trypanosoma cruzi-infected mothers and live birth conditions in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Authors
  • Pinto, Fabiane Scalabrini
  • de Andrade, Gláucia Manzan Queiroz
  • Januario, Jose Nelio
  • Maia, Maria Cecília Almeida
  • Gontijo, Eliane Dias
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
46
Issue
2
Pages
196–199
Identifiers
PMID: 23740060
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The level of education and the greater number of previous pregnancies and cases of vaginal delivery reflect the lower socioeconomical conditions of the infected mothers. In the absence of vertical transmission, neonates had similar health status irrespective of the infection status of their mothers.

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