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African Trypanosomiasis (Nagana) Summary

Description: A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.

Also Known As: Nagana; Trypanosomiasis, African; African Sleeping Sicknesses; African Trypanosomiases; Sickness, African Sleeping Show All >>

Networked: 716 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 51 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for African Trypanosomiasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Eflornithine (Ornidyl) : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 52 results : FDA 2
  2. Pentamidine (NebuPent) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 41 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Melarsoprol (Mel B) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 48 results : IBA
  4. Nifurtimox : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 23 results : IBA
  5. Suramin (Suramin Sodium) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 31 results : IBA
  6. furamidine (DB75) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  7. furan : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  8. fexinidazole : 1 outcome 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : IBA
  10. Membrane Glycoproteins (Membrane Glycoprotein) : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to African Trypanosomiasis

  1. Trypanosomiasis
  2. Leishmaniasis
  3. Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)
  4. African Trypanosomiasis (Nagana)
  5. Malaria
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Key Therapies for African Trypanosomiasis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 66 results
  2. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 11 results
  4. Therapeutics : 1 study in 9 results
  5. Oral Administration : 1 study in 1 result
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