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Glossina

 [glŏ-si´nah]
a genus of biting flies, including the tsetse flies, which serve as vectors of trypanosomes causing various forms of trypanosomiasis in humans and other animals.

Glossina

(glo-sī'nă),
A genus of bloodsucking Diptera (tsetse flies) confined to Africa; they serve as vectors of the pathogenic trypanosomes that cause various forms of African sleeping sickness in humans and in domestic and wild animals.
[G. glōssa, tongue]

Glossina

/Glos·si·na/ (glos-i´nah) the tsetse flies, a genus of biting flies that are vectors of trypanosomes causing trypanosomiasis in humans and other animals.

Glos·si·na

(glos-ī'nă)
A genus of bloodsucking Diptera (tsetse flies) confined to Africa; they serve as vectors of the trypanosomes that cause African sleeping sickness.
[G. glōssa, tongue]

Glossina

a genus of biting flies in the family Glossinidae. It includes the tsetse flies, which serve as vectors of trypanosomes causing various forms of trypanosomiasis in humans and animals. Listed species of tsetse flies are G. brevipalpis, G. fusca (forest tsetse), G. longipalpis, G. morsitans (savannah tsetse), G. pallidipes, G. palpalis (riverine tsetse), G. tachinoides.
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A high infection rate of Trypanosoma brucei subgroup in Glossina fuscipes.
Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in the trypanosomiasis endemic areas of south-eastern Uganda: Apparent density, trypanosome infection rates and host feeding preferences.
Peridomestic breeding sites of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes Newst in Busoga, in Uganda and epidemiological implications for trypanosomiasis.
The two sleeping sickness endemic foci (Nyanza and Western Provinces) in Kenya are separated by a vast terrain where cases of SS were reported in the 1940s and early 1960s although the vectors Glossina fuscipes fuscipes and G.
Use of impregnated targets for tsetse control of Glossina pallidipes in Kenya.
The reports have shown involvement of Glossina palpalis in cyclical transmission of sleeping sickness from pigs to man in Cote d'Ivoire (28).
Repartition spatiale et preferences trophiques de Glossina palpalis dans le foyer forestier De Zoukougbeu (Cote d'Ivoire)--Implications epidemiologiques.