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Analytical Cellular Pathology
Volume 2014, Article ID 124795, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/124795
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Trypanosoma cruzi Necrotizing Meningoencephalitis in a Venezuelan HIV+-AIDS Patient: Pathological Diagnosis Confirmed by PCR Using Formalin-Fixed- and Paraffin-Embedded-Tissues

1Unit of Toxoplasmosis and Intestinal Protozoosis, Department of Parasitology, National Centre for Microbiology, Carlos III Health Institute, Carretera de Majadahonda-Pozuelo Km 22, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain
2Section of Research on Ultrastructural Pathology and Molecular Biology, José A. O’Daly Institute for Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas 1080-A, Venezuela
3Section of Neuropathology, José A. O’Daly Institute for Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas 1080-A, Venezuela
4Section of Nephropathology, José A. O’Daly Institute for Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas 1080-A, Venezuela
5Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Institute of Scientific and Technological Studies, Simón Rodríguez University, Caracas 1041-A, Venezuela
6Unit of Leishmaniasis and Chagas Disease Diagnosis, Department of Parasitology, National Centre for Microbiology, Carlos III Health Institute, Carretera de Majadahonda-Pozuelo Km 22, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain

Received 28 September 2014; Revised 11 December 2014; Accepted 12 December 2014

Copyright © 2014 Marcello Salvatore Rossi Spadafora et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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