Tsetse-flies are of great economic and pathological importance as the disseminators of tsetse-fly disease (nagana) and sleeping sickness.
Brucei, in the case of nagana, and T.
Since, moreover, it is believed that at least five species of Glossina are carriers of nagana, it may well be that all tsetse-flies can disseminate both nagana and sleeping sickness.
Brucei) in cattle and horses laid low with nagana or the tsetse-fly disease; and this worker subsequently demonstrated, in a brilliant manner, the essential part played by the tsetse-fly in transmitting the parasites.
Brucii, the nagana parasite in G.
Plimmer, " The Trypanosoma brucei, the organism found in Nagana or the Tsetsefly disease," Quart.
(1902), I, P. 475, figs.; (25) idem, Recherches morphologiques et experimentales sur le trypanosome du Nagana ou maladie de la mouche tse-tse," Ann.