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Trypanosoma brucei gambiense MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trypanosoma brucei gambiense
Tree Number(s)
B01.268.475.868.887.110
Unique ID
D014347
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014347
Annotation
causes Gambian or West African sleeping sickness in several parts of Africa; infection: coord IM with TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN (IM); for antigens, coord with ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, for antibodies, coord with ANTIBODIES, PROTOZOAN
Scope Note
A hemoflagellate subspecies of parasitic protozoa that causes Gambian or West African sleeping sickness in humans. The vector host is usually the tsetse fly (Glossina).
Entry Term(s)
Trypanosoma gambiense
Registry Number
txid31285
Previous Indexing
Trypanosoma (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
84; was TRYPANOSOMA GAMBIENSE 1972-83
Online Note
use TRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI GAMBIENSE to search TRYPANOSOMA GAMBIENSE 1972-83
History Note
84; was TRYPANOSOMA GAMBIENSE 1972-83
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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