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Diagnostic Tests for West African Trypanosomiasis

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to West African Trypanosomiasis:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for West African Trypanosomiasis:

See your health care provider who will order several tests to look for the parasite. Common tests include blood samples and a spinal tap. Your physician may also take a sample of fluid from swollen lymph nodes. (Source: excerpt from West African Trypanosomiasis: DPD)


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