Benznidazole-Resistance in Trypanosoma cruzi Is a Readily Acquired Trait That Can Arise Independently in a Single Population
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 05/16/2012Mejia AM et al.
These results identify TcNTR as a central player in acquired resistance to benznidazole. They also demonstrate that T. cruzi has a propensity to undergo genetic changes that can lead to drug–resistance, a finding that has implications for future therapeutic strategies.
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