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The role of game animals in the maintenance of endemic and enzootic trypanosomiases in the Lambwe Valley, South Nyanza District, Kenya.

  title={The role of game animals in the maintenance of endemic and enzootic trypanosomiases in the Lambwe Valley, South Nyanza District, Kenya.},
  author={Reginald Allsopp},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={47 6},
  • R. Allsopp
  • Published 1972
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Rhodesian sleeping sickness and bovine trypanosomiasis were endemic in the Lambwe Valley of western Kenya, where the vector of both diseases was a tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes. Since a large resident population of game animals also inhabited the valley, a programme was designed to assess the relationships between game animals, tsetse, and trypanosome populations and the results were collated with some aspects of local human ecology and the general epidemiological situation in the valley. Of… Expand
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