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New insights in the interactions between African trypanosomes and tsetse flies

Trypanosoma, a parasitic flagellated protozoan that causes trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness and Chagas disease). This trypanosome is a vector-borne parasite transmitted by Tsetse Flies (Glossina).

For Zoology Class.Trypanosoma, a parasitic flagellated protozoan that causes trypanosomiasis (African sleeping sickness and Chagas disease). This trypanosome is a vector-borne parasite transmitted by Tsetse Flies (Glossina).

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In Africa, tsetse flies transfer the sleeping sickness also to cattle. The damage is estimated to be about 4.6 billion US dollars each year. Experts have developed an innovative way of preventing the disease. Tsetse flies avoid waterbucks, a widespread antelope species in Africa. The scientists imitated the smell of these antelopes.

In Africa, tsetse flies transfer the sleeping sickness also to cattle. The damage is estimated to be about 4.6 billion US dollars each year. Experts have developed an innovative way of preventing the disease. Tsetse flies avoid waterbucks, a widespread antelope species in Africa. The scientists imitated the smell of these antelopes.

2015 Topps Allen & Ginter A World Beneath Our Feet #BUG-15 Tsetse Fly

2015 Topps Allen & Ginter A World Beneath Our Feet #BUG-15 Tsetse Fly

2015 Topps Allen & Ginter A World Beneath Our Feet Tsetse Fly

The tsetse fly is an amazing insect. Great article.

Tse Tse flies infect people and animals with the deadly Sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis). About people die annually of the disease, according to WHO estimates from

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Tsetse Fly

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Tsetse Fly

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Wow, a real tsetse fly. Thank you Wikipedia. This is a big start! Of course you can guess that I'll be splitting boards again real soon.

sciencenote: “ tsetse fly (genus Glossina), any member of a genus of bloodsucking flies in the housefly family, Muscidae (order Diptera), that occur only in Africa and transmit sleeping sickness in.

A Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in 6 years thanks to new research. A combination of active screening and tsetse fly traps, it turns out, will be the key to quick elimination. Without changing current strategy, however, researchers warn that elimination isn't predicted until the next century.

A Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in 6 years thanks to new research. A combination of active screening and tsetse fly traps, it turns out, will be the key to quick elimination. Without changing current strategy, however, researchers warn that elimination isn't predicted until the next century.

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