Emergence of Congenital Chagas Disease in Ireland

06 Apr 2022

Chagas disease (CD) is an under-diagnosed tropical disease that is increasingly being observed outside of Latin America. We describe the first 2 infants with congenital Chagas Disease (cCD) in Ireland. Clinicians in nonendemic countries need to be aware of the potential for cCD due to the migration of women from countries of high prevalence.