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Trypanosomiasis, African MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trypanosomiasis, African
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.752.300.900.719
C01.920.937
Unique ID
D014353
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014353
Annotation
for trypanosomiasis in tropical Africa caused by any species of Trypanosoma; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; coordinate IM with TRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI GAMBIENSE (IM) for Gambian trypanosomiasis; entry term NAGANA: coordinate TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN /‌vet (IM) with specific Trypanosoma species (IM) + animal disease term (IM) + specific animal (IM or NIM) + check tag ANIMALS; specify geographic term pertinent
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
African Sleeping Sickness
African Trypanosomiasis
Nagana
Public MeSH Note
NAGANA was heading 1991-94; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN 1973-90; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-mid 72
Online Note
use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN to search NAGANA 1975-94; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN/VE 1972-74; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-72
History Note
NAGANA was heading 1991-94; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN 1973-90; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-mid 72
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Trypanosomiasis, African Preferred
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