hemoflagellate


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hemoflagellate

 [he″mo-flaj´ĕ-lāt]
any flagellate protozoan parasitic in the blood.

hemoflagellate

/he·mo·flag·el·late/ (-flaj´ĕ-lāt) any flagellate protozoan parasite of the blood; the term includes the genera Trypanosoma and Leishmania.

hemoflagellate

(hē′mō-flăj′ə-lāt′, -lĭt, -flə-jĕl′ĭt)
n.
A flagellate protozoan, such as a trypanosome, that is parasitic in the blood.

he·mo·flag·el·late

(hē'mō-flaj'ĕ-lāt)
Protozoan flagellates that are parasitic in the blood; they include the genera Leishmania and Trypanosoma, several species of which are important pathogens.
Synonym(s): haemoflagellate.
[hemo- + L. flagellum, dim. of flagrum, a whip]

hemoflagellate

any flagellate protozoan parasitic in the blood. See also trypanosoma.
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The use of monoclonal antibody probes and immuno-chomotherapeutic strategies have been reported to detect the pathogenic hemoflagellate (Lukes et al.
Fish hemoflagellate parasites like Trypanosoma danilewskyi (Lom and Dykova, 1992) and Trypanoplasma borreli (Kruse et al.
Table 6-2 Cellular and Infective Stages of the Hemoflagellates Genus/Species Amastigote Promastigote [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Trypanosoma cruzi Intracellular Occurs Trypanosoma brucei Does not occur Does not occur Leishmania Intracellular In sand fly gut Genus/Species Epimastigote Trypomastigote [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Trypanosoma cruzi In gut of reduviid bug In feces of reduviid bug; transferred to humans Trypanosoma brucei In salivary gland of In mouthparts of tsetse fly tsetse fly Leishmania Does not occur Does not occur Table 6-3 Trypansomes That Affect Animals Trypanosome Species Animals Affected Geographic Distribution Try.
vivax have shown a very high cross-reactivity, some researchers have performed studies addressing the common antigens found between these two hemoflagellates [2, 3, 23, 24, 26].
Some piscine hemoflagellates like Trypanosoma platessae are strictly host specific (Cotterll, 1977) while others like T.
A subcategory of the flagellate group is the hemoflagellates which infect blood.