"Trypanosomiasis, African" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Trypanosomiasis, African
- African Trypanosomiases
- Trypanosomiases, African
- African Trypanosomiasis
- African Sleeping Sickness
- African Sleeping Sicknesses
- Sickness, African Sleeping
- Sicknesses, African Sleeping
- Sleeping Sickness, African
- Sleeping Sicknesses, African
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