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Disease Trypanosomiasis, African

Name Trypanosomiasis, African
Synonyms African Sleeping Sickness | African Sleeping Sicknesses | African Trypanosomiases | African Trypanosomiasis | Nagana | Sickness, African Sleeping | Sicknesses, African Sleeping | Sleeping Sickness, African | Sleeping Sicknesses, African | Trypanosomiases, African
Definition A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces 'African sleeping sickness.' Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D014353
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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Protozoan Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Euglenozoa Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trypanosomiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trypanosomiasis, African Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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