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African Trypanosomiasis

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Samuel J. Black BSc, PhD1,
  2. John Richard Seed PhD Professor2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0183

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Black, S. J. and Seed, J. R. 2010. African Trypanosomiasis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Massachusetts, Head of Department, Department of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Amherst, MA, USA

  2. 2

    University of North Carolina, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Structure and Life Cycle
  • 4
    Biochemistry
  • 5
    Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • 6
    Clinical Aspects
  • 7
    Immunology and Pathology
  • 8
    Diagnosis
  • 9
    Epidemiology and Control
  • 10
    Chemotherapy
  • 11
    Vaccination
  • 12
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • African trypanosomiasis;
  • Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense;
  • T. (T) brucei complex and human infectivity;
  • variable surface glycoprotein;
  • cross-reacting determinants;
  • invariant surface glycoproteins;
  • redox-regulation;
  • purine synthesis;
  • RNA editing