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Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Introduction

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death relatively common, especially in untreated cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trypanosomiasis, east-African is available below.

Symptoms of Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Treatments for Trypanosomiasis, east-African

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Causes of Trypanosomiasis, east-African

  • A bite from an infected tsetse fly causes African trypanosomiasis
  • Blood transfusions are a rare cause of parasitic transmission
  • In rare cases, accidental transmission in the laboratory has been implicated
  • more causes...»

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Prognosis for Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Prognosis for Trypanosomiasis, east-African: In early, or stage 1, trypanosomiasis, most patients experience full recovery following treatment.

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Trypanosomiasis, east-African is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trypanosomiasis, east-African, or a subtype of Trypanosomiasis, east-African, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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