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what are the 3 species of Trypanosomes that are pathogenic to humans?
T. gambiense

T. rhodesiense

T. cruzi
which two are considered 'old world' parasites?
T. gambiense
T. rhodesiense
what is the name of the disease caused by T. cruzi?
Chagas Disease
what is the name of the disease or condition caused by T. gambiense?
true sleeping sickness
at what stage is Trypanosomes present in the blood?
trypomastigote stage
where does the lifecycle of T.rhodesiense & T. gambiense occur?
between the Tse-tse fly and humans
reduviid bug and humans
lifecycle of T.cruzi occcurs
what structural features are used to ID th Tse-tse fly?
Mouth
antennae
wings ( have viens)
how do you diagnose trypanosomiasis?
trypomastigotes in blood and clinical symptoms
where is T. rhodesiense & gambiense found?
Africa