sleeping sickness

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Synonyms for sleeping sickness

an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926

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It was used to treat African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), but in the 1980s, it was discovered that topical application of eflornithine HCl cream inhibits hair growth.
Monitoring the elimination of human African trypanosomiasis: Update to 2014.
If the EMA decides to review the treatment, it would be the first all-oral treatment being investigated for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (g-HAT).
Jannin, "Epidemiology of human african trypanosomiasis," Clinical Epidemiology, vol.
Cases of human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) have been reduced from 37,000 new cases in 1999 to well under 3,000 cases in 2015.
The Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) is caused by two subspecies of trypanosomes, namely, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense which is prevalent in west and central Africa and causes chronic disease and T.
Immune complexes in serum and cerebrospinal fluid in African trypanosomiasis correlation with polyclonal B cell activation and with interacelebral immunoglobulin synthesis.
The disease is officially known as Human African trypanosomiasis, but takes its more common name from the coma that results when the parasite penetrates the brain.
Anemia is considered as a major and important indicator of trypanosomiasis infection in camel and in human African trypanosomiasis. The anemia occurs due to parasitic infection which causes large number of erythrocyte to be removed due to mononuclear phagocytic response in spleen and haemal lymph nodes (Eyob and Matios, 2013).
Global Markets Direct's, 'African Trypanosomiasis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the African Trypanosomiasis's therapeutic pipeline.
Induction of the trypanosome lymphocyte-triggering factor (TLTF) and neutralizing antibodies to the TLTF in experimental african trypanosomiasis. Immunol.
Host susceptibility to African trypanosomiasis: Trypanotolerance.
In fact, the WHO acknowledges that there are only three diseases that are genuinely 'neglected': African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniosis and Chagas disease.
[USPRwire, Thu Oct 02 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'African Trypanosomiasis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the African Trypanosomiasis's therapeutic pipeline.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, other rickettsiae, Lyme Disease, mycoplasma, typhoid fever, ehrlichiosis, plague Protozoa: Toxoplasmosis, malaria, African trypanosomiasis, American trypanosomiasis Helminths: Larval migrans, schistosomiasis Noninfectious conditions Reactions: Drug reaction, foreign body reaction Rheumatologic: vasculitis (erythromelalgia, erythema nodosum, other).
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