Trypanosoma brucei


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Try·pan·o·so·ma bruce·i

a protozoan species now divided into three subspecies: Trypanosoma brucei brucei, Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, and Trypanosoma brucei gambiense.

Trypanosoma brucei

(1) Trypanosoma brucei brucei, see there. 
(2) Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, see there.
(3) Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, see there.

Trypanosoma brucei

A species with three subspecies: T. brucei brucei, T. brucei gambiense, and T. brucei rhodesiense. The subspecies T. brucei brucei causes a wasting disease in cattle called nagana but does not produce disease in humans. The subspecies T. brucei gambiense causes African sleeping sickness in western and central Africa. The subspecies T. brucei rhodesiense, transmitted by the tsetse fly, causes African sleeping sickness in eastern and southern Africa.
See also: Trypanosoma
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Evaluation of variant specific trypanolysis tests for serodiagnosis of human infections with Trypanosoma brucei gambiense.
Role for parasite genetic diversity in differential host responses to Trypanosoma brucei infection.
It is generally assumed that Trypanosoma brucei lives under fairly constant osmotic conditions in the bloodstream (Huang et al.
Trypanosoma brucei brucei (Federi strain) used for this study was obtained from Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomosis Research, Vom, Nigeria.
Parasite-driven pathogenesis in Trypanosoma brucei infections.
African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) is caused by Trypanosoma brucei, a hemoflagellate protozoan parasite, transmitted to human by an insect vector Tsetse fly (Glossina spp) found in some parts of rural Africa.
Imidocarb dipropionate's mode of action is uncertain and it has been suggested that it acts against Trypanosoma brucei by interfering with polyamines production and against Babesia ovis by blocking the entrance of inositol into erythrocytes (Bacchi et al.
Trypanolytic activity in vivo of plasma from patients with schistosomiasis against the African trypanosome, Trypanosoma brucei brucei.
2,3) There are two forms of illness: a more chronic infection caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense (West African) and a more acute disease caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (East African).
tarentolae (5, 10), Leishmania donovani (11), Trypanosoma brucei (5, 17-19) y Trypanosoma cruzi (20) y, secuencias parciales de los maxicirculos de Leishmania major (21), Leishmania amazonensis (22), Crithidia fasciculata (23, 24) y Phytomonas serpens (25, 26).
Artemisinins inhibit Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in vitro growth.