Glossina palpalis | definition of Glossina palpalis by Medical dictionary
a species of Glossina that transmits Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, one of the pathogenic parasites of West African, Gambian, or chronic sleeping sickness.
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The tsetse fly Glossina palpalis
palpalis is composed of several genetically differentiated small populations in the sleeping sickness focus of Bonon, Cote d'Ivoire.
gambiense and is transmitted principally by tsetse flies, Glossina palpalis and G.
The reports have shown involvement of Glossina palpalis in cyclical transmission of sleeping sickness from pigs to man in Cote d'Ivoire (28).