Genetic Architecture of Heart Disease in Rural Brazil

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: September 7, 2001
Last updated: August 20, 2008
Last verified: August 2008

To examine the genetics of human susceptibility to Chagas' disease, a leading cause of heart disease throughout Latin America.

Chagas Disease
Heart Diseases
Heart Failure, Congestive

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 2001
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00023556

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigator: Sarah Williams-Blangero Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00023556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 982
Study First Received: September 7, 2001
Last Updated: August 20, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Heart Failure
Chagas Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Euglenozoa Infections
Protozoan Infections
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