Patient Comments: Chagas Disease - Diagnosis

Describe the events that led to a diagnosis of Chagas disease.

Comment from: guinipig, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: December 16

I received a notice from the American Red Cross, after donating blood, that I showed reactive result to T. Cruzi antibodies, but all other test results were either nonreactive or negative. I have not, to the best of knowledge, been to any of the regions stated in report to be exposed to the parasite nor have I ever had a transfusion. I am diabetic and do glucose home testing.

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