Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

Try·pan·o·so·ma bruce·i rho·des·i·ense

a protozoan subspecies causing Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; it is transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina morsitans in humans; various game animals can act as reservoir hosts.

Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

Try·pan·o·so·ma bru·ce·i rho·de·si·en·se

(trī-pan'ō-sō'mă brū'sē-ī rō-dē-zē-en'sē)
A subspecies of protozoan flagellates that causes Rhodesian trypanosomiasis; it is transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina morsitans; various game animals can act as reservoir hosts.
Synonym(s): Trypanosoma rhodesiense.
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However, it has been reported that the anaemia caused by the human infective Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in rodents ranges between macrocytic normochromic to microcytic hypochromic anaemia [7].
The authors would like to acknowledge: Team of Drug for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi), Professor Reto Brun and Tanja Wenzler from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute for guidance in the bioassay transfer and for providing the Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense strain ST1B900.
Quantifying the level of under-detection of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense sleeping sickness cases.
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) cases are caused by the parasites Trypanosoma brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, which are indigenous to west and central Africa.
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).
Artemisinins inhibit Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in vitro growth.
02 [micro]M) and showed activity against other protozoan species Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, T.
The report from an experimental cross of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense 058 and T.
This case illustrates the complications associated with treatment of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense infection and highlights a recent increase in cases reported to ProMED (www.
brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, respectively, and clinicopathologically into hemolymphatic (stage I) disease and meningoencephalitic (stage II) disease (1).
Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) also known as sleeping sickness is caused by Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense (in East and South Africa) or Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (in West and Central Africa) (1).