Project: Prevalence of Chagas Disease and Other Comorbidities among Individuals from Latin America in Florida – Pilot Study
The full extent of Chagas disease in the U.S. and Florida is unknown, especially among those have lived or traveled to endemic regions
Latin American populations at-risk for Chagas disease include (need at least one):
- Born or have lived in endemic Latin American region
- Known family member with Chagas disease
- Exposure to the kissing bug through a bite or finding the insect in your home
- Mother was born in Latin America.
Latin Americans who are greater than 18 years old and at-risk for Chagas disease as discussed above will meet inclusion criteria.
Participants will be recruited from participating outpatient clinics and health fairs located here in Florida.
Anticipated start date: March 2020!
To learn more and get involved please email: Chagasemail@example.com