Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Med Vet Entomol. 1997 Jul;11(3):286-9.

Control of Trypanosoma brucei brucei infections in tsetse, Glossina morsitans.

Author information

1
Division of Molecular Genetics, University of Glasgow, U.K.

Abstract

Numbers of immature Trypanosoma brucei brucei within a tsetse midgut remain remarkably constant after establishment throughout the course of an infection, irrespective of whether the infection eventually matures. These results suggest a system of self regulation of the parasite population in the insect gut based on a form of programmed cell death which would carry advantages for both the parasite and the vector.

PMID:
9330261
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Wiley
Loading ...
Support Center