ID#: 16403
This photomicrograph revealed the presence of seven, Trypanosoma sp. parasitic organisms, in a human blood sample extracted from a 57-year-old missionary, who had returned to the United States. The traveler received treatment for his illness, known as African trypanosomiasis, also referred to as sleeping sickness.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Myron G. Schultz, DVM, MD, DCMT
Creation Date: 1970
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CDC Organization
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