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A systematic approach to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
|Other titles||Approche systématique de la lutte contre la mouche tsé-tsé et la trypanosomiase|
|Series||FAO animal production and health paper =, Etude FAO production et santé animales,, 121, FAO animal production and health paper ;, 121.|
|Contributions||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.|
|LC Classifications||SF807 .S97 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 195 p. :|
|Number of Pages||195|
|LC Control Number||95237531|
Chemotherapy of second‐stage Human African trypanosomiasis. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness, is a painful and protracted disease transmitted through the bite of infected tsetse flies and it is found in rural parts of sub‐Saharan Africa. Sleeping sickness has two clinical phases but this review focuses only on treatment of the second‐stage, which is characterized by neurological . Introduction. Animal African Trypanosomiasis (AAT) and its primary vector, the tsetse, are among the biggest constraints to sustainable livestock production in Africa .Although extensive trypanosomiasis and tsetse (T&T) control operations have been running since the beginning of the 20 th century, tsetse infestation in sub-Saharan Africa has hardly by:
Symptoms of nagana in cattle An infected ox becomes progressively thinner. The hair has a characteristic rough and upstanding appearance (‘staring coat’) and the skin is drawn tightly over the ribs and pelvis and lacks the looseness of healthy animals. African cattle owners learned long ago from experience, that there was a link between biting flies and the spread of trypanosomiasis or nagana in their stock. The link between the tsetse fly and trypanosomiasis was first formally established by David Bruce working in .
While the incidence of Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) is decreasing, the control approach is shifting from active population screening by mobile teams to passive case detection in primary care centers. We conducted a systematic review of the literature between and to assess which diagnostic tools are most suitable for use in first-line health facilities in endemic countries. Title: Trypanosomiasis 1 Trypanosomiasis. By Simon Shum and Eric Lee; 2 Facts About Trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis is caused by a protozoan parasite known as a trypanosome. Trypanosomiasis is a lethargic-like sickness in humans - African sleeping sickness. The transfer of trypanosomes is a result of the bite of tsetse flies.
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A systematic approach to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control. THE EFFECT OF TSETSE CONTROL ON NATURAL RESOURCES. Peter Nagel. INTRODUCTION. The isolated effects of tsetse control on natural resources after successful implementation ofcontrol measures are hardly understood and controversially discussed.
The available control technologies can be broadly classified into three: chemotherapy of trypanosome infections; control of the tsetse fly; and the use of animals with genetic resistance to the effects of trypanosome infections.
In Africa, this process is somewhat constrained by the tse-tse/trypanosomiasis complex. This system is particularly important for large areas of sub-Saharan Africa.
The main challenge is finding ways to increase the productivity of the system under serious constraints for. “Tsetse and trypanosomiasis control/eradication is an integral part of rural development and not the end in itself as might sometimes appear to be the case.
It is essential, therefore, that those authorities responsible for rural development in the Member Countries should participate in the planning process and monitoring of this activity to ensure that land cleared of tsetse flies is used wisely subsequently.
The Panels of Experts to the FAO Programme for the Control of African Animal Trypanosomiasis and Related Development met in Rome from 1 to 3 December,to advise the Organisation on Technical, Ecological and Development aspects.
The working papers produced by individual experts formed the basis for deliberation. Get this from a library. A systematic approach to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control: proceedings of the FAO panels of experts, Rome, December = Approche systématique de la lutte contre la mouche tsé-tsé et la trypanosomiase: comptes rendus des groupes d'experts de la FAO, Rome, décembre [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;].
RESEARCH ARTICLE Past and Ongoing Tsetse and Animal Trypanosomiasis Control Operations in Five African Countries: A Systematic Review Anne Meyer 1*, Hannah R.
Holt, Richard Selby2, Javier Guitian1 1 Department of Production and Population Health, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United File Size: KB.
Finally, if local tsetse control at the corral where cattle spend the night is sufficient to cause a large reduction in the incidence of trypanosomiasis, costs may be significantly reduced by reverting to traps and targets for tsetse control, but in the immediate vicinity of the corral by: Prospects for control of African trypanosomiasis by tsetse vector manipulation.
In this approach, the release strain of tsetse would carry a Wolbachia infection that would induce CI when males are mated with wild females. The competitiveness of these males would be expected to be much higher than irradiated males and as a result fewer Cited by: The politics of trypanosomiasis control in Africa African trypanosomiasis is a devastating disease, both for humans and animals.
Over the last years huge efforts have been made to control it. This paper explores the scientific and policy debates surrounding the control of the disease and its vector, the tsetse Cited by: 5.
The development of a systematic approach to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control. By Rome (Italy) FAO, AGA and Dec Rome (Italy) Technical and Development Aspects of the Programme for the Control of African Animal Trypanosomiasis and Related Development.
Meeting Panels of Experts on Ecological. Topics. Indeed, tsetse thrive best in uncultivated ‘bush’; it is only when agricultural activity brings tsetse and human populations into contact/conflict that trypanosomiasis becomes a major problem both for humans and their domestic livestock in Africa.
Many techniques were tried in attempts to control tsetse populations, including methods we. The extensive antigenic variation phenomena African trypanosomes display in their mammalian host have hampered efforts to develop effective vaccines against trypanosomiasis.
Human disease management aims largely to treat infected hosts by chemotherapy, whereas control of animal diseases relies on reducing tsetse populations as well as on drug by: This book provides a comprehensive review of this literature.
The text is divided into four parts: tsetse biology and ecology, epidemiology, vector control and control of trypanosomosis. The book is invaluable for medical and veterinary entomologists, parasitologists and by: Environmental impact of tsetse control; Tsetse and trypanosomiasis. How do tsetse transmit trypanosomes.
What are the symptoms of animal trypanosomiasis. Can tsetse transmit any other diseases. Will a single bite from a tsetse cause trypanosomiasis. Can other insects transmit trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis is a disease usually referring to African human trypanosomiasis.
The synonym African sleeping sickness is often ascribed. This infectious disease is caused by The parasites Trypanosoma brucei gambiense or Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense cause this infectious disease, and the tsetse fly transmits the disease. This disease is distinct from Chagas disease or American.
The development of a systematic approach to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control By Rome (Italy) FAO, AGA and Dec Rome (Italy) Groupes d'Experts des Aspects Ecologiques et Techniques et des Problemes de Developpement du Programme de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Animale Africaine et de Mise en Valeur des Zones en Cause.
Epidemics of both forms of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) are confined to spatially stable foci in Sub-Saharan Africa while tsetse distribution is widespread. Infection rates of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in tsetse are extremely low and cannot account for the catastrophic epidemics of Gambian HAT (gHAT) seen over the past by: For a long time, trypanosomosis, spread by the tsetse fly Glossina, constrained human settlement in the Lambwe Valley, a south-western Kenya lengthy efforts to control tsetse over many years, the valley is currently experiencing an increase in human population growth rate, and rapid changes in land-use and cover are taking by: Possible prevention.
Trypanosomiasis could, in future be prevented by genetically altering the tsetse fly. As the tsetse fly is the main vector of transmission, making the fly immune to the disease by altering its genome could be the main component in an effort to eradicate the lty: Infectious disease.
Tsetse Genetics: Contributions to Biology, Systematics, and Control of Tsetse Flies Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Entomology 50(1) February with.Space does not allow adequate treatment of feasibility of genetic control methods for tsetse flies.
We can acknowledge, however, the contentious debate set off by the publication of the Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign by the Organization of African Unity and African Heads of State in (17, 45, 49). The campaign Cited by: For this reason, it is not considered feasible to reach total interruption of transmission of East African trypanosomiasis.
Vector control is the primary strategy in use but a multisectoral approach (animal health and resource management) is important in reducing transmission.