African Trypanosomiasis

(African sleeping sickness) African sleeping disease is an infectious disease caused by infection with protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma and transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly. This leads to symptoms such. B. characteristic skin lesions, intermittent fever, headache, rigors, transient edema, generalized lymphadenopathy and an often fatal meningoencephalitis. The diagnosis is sometimes provided by the detection of pathogens in blood or CSF Lymphknotenaspirat, by serological tests. Therapy is…

September 3, 2018