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Descriptor English: Trypanosomiasis, African
Descriptor Spanish: Tripanosomiasis Africana
Descriptor Portuguese: Tripanossomíase Africana
Descriptor French: Maladie du sommeil
Entry term(s): African Sleeping Sickness
African Sleeping Sicknesses
African Trypanosomiases
African Trypanosomiasis
Nagana
Sickness, African Sleeping
Sicknesses, African Sleeping
Sleeping Sickness, African
Sleeping Sicknesses, African
Trypanosomiases, African
Tree number(s): C01.610.752.300.900.719
C01.920.937
SP4.012.148.184
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014353
Scope note: A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.
Annotation: for trypanosomiasis in tropical Africa caused by any species of Trypanosoma; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; coordinate IM with TRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI GAMBIENSE (IM) for Gambian trypanosomiasis; entry term NAGANA: coordinate TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN /vet (IM) with specific Trypanosoma species (IM) + animal disease term (IM) + specific animal (IM or NIM) + check tag ANIMALS; specify geographic term pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: NAGANA was heading 1991-94; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN 1973-90; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-mid 72
Online Note: use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN to search NAGANA 1975-94; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN/VE 1972-74; use TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-72
History Note: NAGANA was heading 1991-94; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, AFRICAN 1973-90; was see under TRYPANOSOMIASIS, BOVINE 1968-mid 72
DeCS ID: 14755
Unique ID: D014353
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/12/04
Trypanosomiasis, African - Preferred
Concept UI M0022074
Scope note A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.
Preferred term Trypanosomiasis, African
Entry term(s) African Sleeping Sickness
African Sleeping Sicknesses
African Trypanosomiases
African Trypanosomiasis
Sickness, African Sleeping
Sicknesses, African Sleeping
Sleeping Sickness, African
Sleeping Sicknesses, African
Trypanosomiases, African
Nagana - Narrower
Concept UI M0022073
Preferred term Nagana



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