DNA decay in blood

James Mahaffy mahaffy at DORDT.EDU
Tue Aug 1 17:21:21 EST 1995


Ariel,

	As long as the parasite can cross the placenta obviously the answer
is yes.  I believe that is the major mode of transmission of sylvantic
Trypanosoma cruzi in this country.  I can get you in contact with the
researchers on that if you are interested.  My impression is that the
placenta is a barrier in many, but not all cases.

JFM
> 
> Dear netters: 
> 
> We would like to know if it has been confirmed, by any technique, if the DNA of parasite can cross the placenta.
> 
> Please answer us to the following address:
> 
> ariel at inscha.gov.ar
> 
> or
> 
> bua at inscha.gov.ar
> 
> Thank you in advance.
> 
> Jecqueline Bua and Ariel M. Silber.
> Instituto Nacional de Chagas.
> 

-- 
:
James F. Mahaffy                   e-mail: mahaffy at dordt.edu
Biology Department                 phone: 712 722-6279
Dordt College                      FAX 712 722-1198
Sioux Center, Iowa 51250



More information about the Parasite mailing list