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.

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

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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Skin features accompanying imported human African trypanosomiasis: hemolymphatic Trypanosoma gambiense infection among two French expatriates with dermatologic manifestations.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) obtained through lumbar puncture was negative for Toxoplasma gondii, Encephalitozoon cuniculi, and Enterocytozoon bieneusi by PCR and for Trypanosoma gambiense by indirect hemagglutination assay.
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Evaluation of the parasitologic technics used in the diagnosis of human Trypanosoma gambiense trypanosomiasis in the Ivory Coast.
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