TITLE

trypanosomiasis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2244
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "trypanosomiasis" is presented. It refers to any of the several diseases occurring in humans and domestic animals caused by a species of Trypanosoma.
ACCESSION #
21249589

 

Related Articles

  • trypanosomiasis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p762 

    A definition of the term "trypanosomiasis" is presented, which refers to a tropical disease caused by Trypanosoma parasites.

  • The use of Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) to detect the re-emerging Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the Luangwa and Zambezi valleys. Namangala, Boniface; Hachaambwa, Lottie; Kiichi Kajino; Mweene, Aaron S.; Kyouko Hayashida; Simuunza, Martin; Simukoko, Humphrey; Choongo, Kennedy; Chansa, Pamela; Lakhi, Shabir; Moonga, Ladslav; Chota, Amos; Ndebe, Joseph; Nsakashalo-Senkwe, Mutale; Chizema, Elizabeth; Kasonka, Lackson; Chihiro Sugimoto // Parasites & Vectors;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p282 

    Background: Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a novel strategy which amplifies DNA with high sensitivity and rapidity under isothermal conditions. In the present study, the performance of the repetitive insertion mobile element (RIME)-LAMP and human serum resistance-associated...

  • African Trypanosomiasis Gambiense, Italy. Bisoffi, Zeno; Beltrame, Anna; Monteiro, Geraldo; Arzese, Alessandra; Marocco, Stefania; Rorato, Giada; Anselmi, Mariella; Viale, Pierluigi // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Nov2005, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p1745 

    African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense has not been reported in Italy. We report 2 cases diagnosed in the summer of 2004. Theses cases suggest an increased risk for expatriates working in trypanosomiasis- endemic countries. Travel medicine clinics should be increasingly...

  • A new form of human trypanosomiasis in India.  // Weekly Epidemiological Record;2/18/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p62 

    The article presents the first human case in the world caused by Trypanosoma evansi. A farmer working in close contact with livestock in the district of Chandrapur in Maharashtra State was admitted to the medical service of the Government Medical College (GMC) in Nagpur, India. GMC microbiology...

  • protozoal disease.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1797 

    The article presents a definition of the term protozoal diseases, which refers to the diseases caused due to parasitic protozoa. Some of the examples of such kinds of diseases are dysentery, sleeping sickness and malaria.

  • The Treatment of Chagas Disease (South American Trypanosomiasis). Dias, João Carlos Pinto // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/16/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p772 

    The article presents information related to the Chagas Disease or South American trypanosomiasis and its treatment. It is a typical wild zoonosis of American tropical and subtropical regions. It is caused by the natural circulation of the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi among small mammals and...

  • Chemotherapeutic Strategies Against Trypanosoma brucei: Drug Targets vs. Drug Targeting. L�scher, A.; de Koning, H. P.; M�ser, P. // Current Pharmaceutical Design;Feb2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p555 

    Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and T. b. gambiense are the causative agents of sleeping sickness, a fatal disease that affects 36 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Nevertheless, only a handful of clinically useful drugs are available. These drugs suffer from severe side-effects. The situation is...

  • Human African trypanosomiasis in endemic populations and travellers. Blum, J.; Neumayr, A.; Hatz, C. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Jun2012, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p905 

    Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) or sleeping sickness is caused by the protozoan parasites Trypanosoma brucei (T.b.) gambiense (West African form) and T.b. rhodesiense (East African form) that are transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly, Glossina spp.. Whereas most patients in endemic...

  • Protein phosphatase 5 is required for Hsp90 function during proteotoxic stresses in Trypanosoma brucei. Candace Jones; Sedrick Anderson; Ujjal Singha; Minu Chaudhuri // Parasitology Research;Apr2008, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p835 

    Abstract   Trypanosoma brucei, a parasitic protozoan that causes African trypanosomiasis in human and domestic animals, adapt in various environments during their digenetic life cycle. In this study, we found that Hsp90 is crucial for the survival of this parasite. Inhibition of Hsp90...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics