African Sleeping Sickness

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 coast of Africa) Trypanosome...

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Chagas Disease

Organism One of two diseases cause by Trypanosome parasites Transmission Via the triotimine bugs (bite at night) – blood sucking reduvids –transmit when faeces come into contact with blood/mucosal surfaces. Epidemiology Caused by Trypanosome cruzi...

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