Review Article - Immune System and Disorders Journal (2017) Volume 1, Issue 2
Esquisse of the epidemiological scenario of chagas disease in Brazil.
Through the data from the Ministry of Health / SVS - Notification of Injury Information System (SINAN), the positive cases reported from January 2001 to December 2014 were identified with the objective of obtaining a quantitative description of cases by Federal Unit ) And Region of the country. The analysis of the data resulted in the largest number of cases in the Northeast Region, with a percentage of 42.5% of the cases, out of a total of 3,827 cases reported in Brazil over a period of 14 years. It was possible to visualize an advance in the fight against Chagas' disease in the country, with a significant decrease in the number of annual cases of the regions, except for the North region that presented an increase in the annual incidence of cases.Author(s): Brasileiro MR