African Sleeping Sickness
Trypanosoma on blood film

African Sleeping Sickness

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Organism African Sleeping Sickness is one of two diseases cause by¬†Trypanosome parasites Transmission Tsetse fly (bite during the day) Epidemiology African Sleeping Sickness is caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (West…

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Chagas Disease
Trypanosoma cruzi crithidia

Chagas Disease

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Organism One of two diseases cause by¬†Trypanosome parasites Transmission Via the triotimine bugs (bite at night) ‚Äď blood sucking reduvids ‚Äďtransmit when faeces come into contact with blood/mucosal surfaces. Epidemiology…

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