What is the vector of trypanosoma brucei?

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The two development stages are Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma cruzi. Trypanosoma brucei, they lived ib the blood stream. it's transmitted by an insect vector. It is mostly associated in Africa. The transmition vector is tsetsefly and it is caused by sleeping sickness. It bites and jnject. Trypanosoma cruzi also lives in the blood stream. It is an insector vector. It is associated in America. The insect that transmit is reduvid bug or kissing bettle. It causes sleeping sickness.

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Trypanosoma brucei common name?

It is also known as the sleeping illness.

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Trypanosoma brucei

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zebra, sheep, cattle, horses, cows, and humans in trypanosoma brucei gambiense

What is example of reservoir hosts?

zebra, sheep, cattle, horses, cows, and humans in trypanosoma brucei gambiense

What protozoan is responsible for African sleeping sickness?

The common name is African Trypanosomaisis. It is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma brucei.

How does trypanosoma brucei differ from bacteria and multi-celled parasites?

Trypanosoma brucei (cause of sleeping sickness) is a protist with a flagella. It is a eukaryote. It is carried by the tsetse fly and humans. Bacteria are prokarocytes and don't have membrane bound organelles. The other parasite mentioned are different and have many cells. For example, tapeworms.

Can you get Trypanosoma brucei in Iraq?

There are subspecies in India (Trypanosoma evansi) but they don't infect humans. Its very unlikely that you could get it but if you do or think you do GO TO A PHYSICIAN IMIEDATELY AND GET IT CHECKED. T.brucei is chronic and fatal if not treated.

What are the classification of trypanosomes?

Trypanosomes infecting man have the following strains: [1] T. brucei subspecies: cause African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness. It has T. brucei gambiense; T. brucei rhodiense; T brucei brucei(not infective in man but causes Nagana in animals) [2] Trypanosoma cruzi : cause southern Africa trypanosomiases called the Chagas disease. Sammy kiragu.