TITLE

Trypanosomes, Infection and Immunity

AUTHOR(S)
Kaminsky, Ronald; Vohr, Hans-Werner
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Immunotoxicology;2005, p666
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article provides an encyclopedia entry on trypanosomes. Trypanosomes are protozoan parasites. Trypanosoma brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense are species of trypanosomes that are pathogenic to man. These species can also cause sleeping sickness. Moreover, the article also provides information on the cyclical transmission of the parasites.
ACCESSION #
21874887

 

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