Sleeping sickness or Trypanosomiasis was first reported from
Millions were affected by the sleeping sickness epidemics that ravaged all of East, West, and South Africa during 1896,1906, 1920, and 1970. During the same period, the causative parasite and the tsetse fly
Drugs like Pentamidine have been used extensively to cut the rate of incidence of
- Chagas Disease - (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/chagasdisease.html)
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Latest Publications and Research on Trypanosomiasis
- Chagas disease: Historic perspective. - Published by PubMed
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- Molecular identification of different trypanosome species in tsetse flies caught in the wildlife reserve of Santchou in the western region of Cameroon. - Published by PubMed
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