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 vector were discovered and initial treatment methods were found.
Drugs like Pentamidine have been used extensively to cut the rate of incidence of Trypanosomiasis. Improving the surroundings, by clearing undergrowth from villages, paths, bridges and cleaning water sources have helped in cutting the incidence of this disease.
Latest Publications and Research on TrypanosomiasisGeostatistical models using remotely-sensed data predict savanna tsetse decline across the interface between protected and unprotected areas in Serengeti, Tanzania. - Published by PubMed
Genome-wide analysis of excretory/secretory proteins in Trypanosoma brucei brucei: Insights into functional characteristics and identification of potential targets by immunoinformatics approach. - Published by PubMed
First Nonphosphorylated Inhibitors of Phosphoglucose Isomerase Identified by Chemical Library Screening. - Published by PubMed
Parasitological and molecular detection of canine trypanosomiasis from Riyadh province, Saudi Arabia. - Published by PubMed
Clinico-hematological and oxidative stress status in Nili Ravi buffaloes infected with Trypanosoma evansi. - Published by PubMed