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na·ga·na

(nah-gah'nah),
An acute or chronic disease of cattle, dogs, pigs, horses, sheep, and goats in sub-Saharan Africa; marked by fever, anemia, and cachexia, varying in severity with the parasite and the host. A collective term for diseases caused by the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei brucei, T. congolense, and T. vivax.

nagana

also

n'gana

(nə-gä′nə)
n.
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

nagana

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The Luuka senior district veterinary officer, Dr James Bataamye said, "Busoga region has a nasty history of nagana, which hit the area some time back.
Nagana causes impaired bovine fertility, reduction in herd size, low milk yields, retarded growth, reduced work output, and a high mortality rate among infected animals (2,5).
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The fly is the carrier of the single cell parasite, trypanosome, which attacks the blood and nervous system of its victims, causing sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock.
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