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Acta Tropica. 90(3):249-54, 2004 May.

Detection of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in animals from sleeping sickness foci in East Africa using the serum resistance associated (SRA) gene.

Njiru ZK, Ndung'u K, Matete G, Ndungu JM, Gibson WC

Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute, P.O. Box 362, Kikuyu, Kenya. [email protected]

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 729

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 264 vector, ingestion outcome yes historical
Exposures Trypanosoma brucei gambiense
Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
Trypanosoma evansi
Outcomes DNA, Protozoan
Gene Expression
Trypanosomiasis, African
Species Carnivora
Cattle
Dogs
Glossina pallidipes
Human
Reedbuck
Sheep
Swine
Locations location map
Kenya Nyanza Lambwe Valley Settlement Scheme (area)
Uganda Uganda (general) Territory of Busoga (first-order administrative division)

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