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Trypanosomiasis, African

"Trypanosomiasis, African" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Trypanosomiasis, African" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Trypanosomiasis, African" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2014
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