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Trypanosomiasis, African
MeSH HeadingTrypanosomiasis, African
Tree NumberC03.752.300.900.719
Annotationfor trypanosomiasis in tropical Africa caused by any species of Trypanosoma: TN 188; coord IM with TRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI GAMBIENSE (IM) for Gambian trypanosomiasis; X ref NAGANA: see MeSH definition & index under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN / vet (IM) + specific Trypanosoma genus (IM) + animal/dis precoord (IM) + animal (IM or NIM) + check tag ANIMALS; specify geog if pertinent
Scope NoteA 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.
Entry TermAfrican Sleeping Sickness
Entry TermAfrican Trypanosomiasis
Entry TermNagana
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH TM UR US VE VI
Online Noteuse TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN to search NAGANA 1975-94; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN/VE 1972-74; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-72
History NoteNAGANA was heading 1991-94; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN 1973-90; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-mid 72
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD014353


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Parasitic Diseases [C03]
   Protozoan Infections [C03.752]
      Euglenozoa Infections [C03.752.300]
         Trypanosomiasis [C03.752.300.900]
Chagas Disease [C03.752.300.900.200]  +
Dourine [C03.752.300.900.226]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeTrypanosomiasis, African [C03.752.300.900.719]
Trypanosomiasis, Bovine [C03.752.300.900.802]

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