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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 614820, 7 pages
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Review Article

Mechanism of Trypanosoma cruzi Placenta Invasion and Infection: The Use of Human Chorionic Villi Explants

1Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Córdoba, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
2IICSHUM and Cathedra of Histology, Embryology and Genetic, Health Department, Universidad Nacional La Rioja, 5300 La Rioja, Argentina
3Program of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, 8380453 Santiago, Chile

Received 28 November 2011; Revised 6 February 2012; Accepted 14 February 2012

Academic Editor: Demba Sarr

Copyright © 2012 Ricardo E. Fretes and Ulrike Kemmerling. 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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