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Glossina <genus>

Known as: Tsetse Flies, Glossina, Fly, Tsetse 
Bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina, found primarily in equatorial Africa. Several species are intermediate hosts of trypanosomes.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Africa's Bane Tsetse are blood-feeding, fast-flying flies that transmit a range of Trypanosoma spp. protozoan pathogens, which… Expand
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2013
Review
2013
  • P. Kennedy
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 8688394
Human African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, is caused by infection with parasites of the genus Trypanosoma, transmitted… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
  • R. Brun, J. Blum
  • Infectious disease clinics of North America
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 10640686
Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) is caused by the unicellular parasite Trypanosoma brucei and transmitted by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) occurs in sub-Saharan Africa. It is caused by the protozoan parasite… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
While the number of new detected cases of HAT is falling, say the authors, sleeping sickness could suffer the "punishment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
A full-factorial study of the effects of rates of temperature change and start temperatures was undertaken for both upper and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Sodalis glossinidius is a maternally transmitted endosymbiont of tsetse flies (Glossina spp.), an insect of medical and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Few studies of land-use/land-cover change provide an integrated assessment of the driving forces and consequences of that change… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Many insect species rely on intracellular bacterial symbionts for their viability and fecundity. Large-scale DNA-sequence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract An area-wide integrated tsetse eradication project was initiated in Zanzibar in 1994 by the International Atomic Energy… Expand
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