Chagas USA

Guide

Important items to address prior to prescribing Benznidazole in the USA

·         Confirmation of the diagnosis
·         Pretreatment clinical evaluation
·         Decisions on treatment
·         Prevention and management of adverse effects

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Other resourses:

Evaluation and treatment of Chagas disease in the United States: a systematic review.
JAMA. 2007;298(18):2171-2181. doi:10.1001/jama.298.18.2171.
Copyright 2007 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/209410

More information about Chagas disease in the US is available on the CDC Chagas disease website:
In English: https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/health_professionals/index.html
in Spanish: https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/es/proveedores.html