Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

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Try·pan·o·so·ma bruce·i gam·bi·ense

a protozoan subspecies causing Gambian trypanosomiasis in humans; transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina palpalis.
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Try·pan·o·so·ma bru·ce·i gam·bi·en·se

(trī-pan'ō-sō'mă brū'sē-ī gam-bē-en'sē)
A subspecies of protozoan flagellates that causes Gambian trypanosomiasis; transmitted by tsetse flies, especially Glossina palpalis.
Synonym(s): Trypanosoma gambiense.
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For example, he describes the discovery of the African sleeping sickness agent, Trypanosoma gambiense, and the contributions in the early 1900s by Dutton, Castellani, and Bruce.
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