"Trypanosomiasis, African" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Trypanosomiasis, African
- African Trypanosomiases
- Trypanosomiases, African
- African Trypanosomiasis
- African Sleeping Sickness
- African Sleeping Sicknesses
- Sickness, African Sleeping
- Sicknesses, African Sleeping
- Sleeping Sickness, African
- Sleeping Sicknesses, African
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Trypanosomiasis, African" by people in Profiles.
Calflagin inhibition prolongs host survival and suppresses parasitemia in Trypanosoma brucei infection. Eukaryot Cell. 2010 Jun; 9(6):934-42.
Hypocretin and human African trypanosomiasis. Sleep. 2008 Mar; 31(3):348-54.
Sleep structure: a new diagnostic tool for stage determination in sleeping sickness. Acta Trop. 2005 Jan; 93(1):107-17.
Twenty-four-hour disruption of the sleep-wake cycle and sleep-onset REM-like episodes in a rat model of African trypanosomiasis. Sleep. 2004 Feb 01; 27(1):42-6.
[Sleeping sickness: forgotten research?]. Med Trop (Mars). 2003; 63(3):223-7.
[Sleeping sickness: major disorders of circadian rhythm]. Med Trop (Mars). 2001; 61(4-5):328-39.