• Medicine
  • Published in Acta tropica 1985

Trypanosomiasis 'risk' or 'challenge': a review.

@article{Rogers1985TrypanosomiasisO,
  title={Trypanosomiasis 'risk' or 'challenge': a review.},
  author={David J. Rogers},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1985},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          5-23
        }
}
Definitions of the term 'challenge' as applied to the African trypanosomiases are reviewed. Data from one West and one East African site show simple linear relationships between the incidence of trypanosomiasis in both humans and animals, and either the amount of man-tsetse contact, or the Apparent Density of flies. Data from a number of East African sites are analysed and show a linear relationship between the mean Berenil Index of cattle and the logarithm of the challenge, where challenge is… CONTINUE READING

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