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Imported East African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)

Imported East African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)

Medizinische Welt 28(35): 1378-1381

The case is reported of a 62-year-old zoologist who was bitten by tsetse flies in Botswana during a 5 week visit and who was later found in Koln, GFR, to be infected with Trypanosoma rhodesiense. He was treated with suramin and was cured.

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