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Gonadal lesions in virus-infected male and female tsetse, Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae).
- W. Jura, T. Odhiambo, L. Otieno, N. O. Tabu
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of invertebrate pathology
- 1 July 1988
Abstract Ovaries and testes, dissected out and collected from wild Glossina pallidipes with virus-infected, hypertrophied salivary glands, were processed for routine electron microscopy and examined… Expand
Detection of trypanosome infections in the saliva of tsetse flies and buffy-coat samples from antigenaemic but aparasitaemic cattle.
- P. Majiwa, R. Thatthi, S. K. Moloo, J. Nyeko, L. Otieno, S. Maloo
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 April 1994
Relatively simple protocols employing non-radioactive DNA probes have been used for the detection of African trypanosomes in the blood of mammalian hosts and the saliva of live tsetse flies. In… Expand
Prevalence of enlarged salivary glands in wild populations of Glossina pallidipes in Kenya, with a note on the ultrastructure of the affected organ.
Abstract Enlarged salivary gland was found to be widespread among wild populations of Glossina pallidipes in Kenya. The incidence of this abnormality varied from 0.9% in Meru National Park in Central… Expand
Effects of Tsetse DNA Virus Infection on the Survival of a Host Fly,Glossina morsitans centralis(Diptera; Glossinidae)
Freshly deposited third instarGlossina morsitans centralislarvae were infected with the tsetse DNA virus by microinjection. At emergence comparative observations were made on longevity and feeding… Expand
Spatial analysis of the distribution of tsetse flies in the Lambwe Valley, Kenya, using Landsat TM satellite imagery and GIS
Satellite imagery, geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial statistics provide tools for studies of population dynamics of disease vectors in association with habitat features on multiple… Expand
Population genetics of Trypanosoma brucei and the epidemiology of human sleeping sickness in the Lambwe Valley, Kenya.
Numerical taxonomy was used to review isoenzyme variation in isolates of Trypanosoma brucei obtained from cattle, tsetse, humans and wildlife from the Lambwe Valley, Kenya. From isoenzyme information… Expand
The effects of a DNA virus infection on the reproductive potential of female tsetse flies, Glossina morsitans centralis and Glossina morsitans morsitans (Diptera: Glossinidae).
- R. Sang, W. Jura, L. Otieno, R. W. Mwangi
- Biology, Medicine
- Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
- 1 November 1998
Reproductive anomalies associated with the tsetse DNA virus infection in the female tsetse hosts, Glossina morsitans centralis Machado and Glossina morsitans morsitans Westwood, inoculated with the… Expand
The Effects of a Tsetse DNA Virus Infection on the Functions of the Male Accessory Reproductive Gland in the Host Fly Glossina morsitans centralis (Diptera; Glossinidae)
Abstract. Freshly deposited third instar Glossina morsitans centralis larvae were infected with the tsetse DNA virus by microinjection, and at emergence adult males were separated from the females… Expand
Characterization of Trypanosome Isolates from Cattle in Uganda using Species-Specific DNA Probes Reveals Predominance of Mixed Infections
The application of nucleic acid hybridization techniques in the identification of most protozoan parasites, using species-specific DNA probes, has recently been described by several investigators.… Expand
Ultrastructural evidence for trans-ovum transmission of the DNA virus of tsetse,Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae)
The occurrence of vertical transmission of the DNA virus of tsetse was studied in virus-infected, femaleGlossina pallidipes with hypertrophied salivary glands (HSG). Ultrastructural examination of… Expand