PAAT Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis

TSETSE AND TRYPANOSOMIASIS INFORMATION

year 2004
volume 27
part 1

Edited by
John N. Pollock
Hove, East Sussex
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northen Ireland

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2004



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Numbers 12658-12883

ISSN 1812-2442

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This is the first issue of the new half-yearly Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Information periodical (TTI) which replaces the former Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Information Quarterly (TTIQ).

The Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Information periodical has been established to disseminate current information on all aspects of tsetse and trypanosomiasis research and control to institutions and individuals involved in the problems of African trypanosomiasis. This service forms an integral part of the Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis (PAAT) and is jointly sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources of the African Union (AU-IBAR), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Research Department for Livestock Production and Veterinary Medicine of the Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD-EMVT) and the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID).

The half-yearly periodical is prepared for publication, in both English and French editions, by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Each annual volume consists of two parts and an index. Subscription is free for all recipients engaged in trypanosomiasis research and control, and requests for enrolment may be sent to: Ms Maria Grazia Solari, AGAH, FAO, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy (fax (+39) 06 5705 5749; e-mail MariaGrazia.Solari@fao.org).

Since the value of this information service depends to a great extent on the receipt of relevant material from research workers, campaign planners and organisers and field workers themselves, readers are requested to submit news items and copies of scientific papers and reports to the Editor: Dr John N. Pollock, 25 Palmeira Mansions, Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2FA, United Kingdom (tel. (+44) 1273 326211; e-mail johnnpollock@hotmail.com).

We regret that we are unable to supply photocopies of the papers quoted in the periodical.

Distribution dates and copy deadlines


Copy deadline for
news items

Distribution
(English and French editions)




Part 1

15 April

July/August

Part 2

15 October

January/February

The Index will be distributed as soon as possible after the completion of each volume.


Table of Contents

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN TTI

SECTION A - NEWS

Ninth PAAT Advisory Group (PAG) Coordinators’ Meeting Pretoria, South Africa, 24-25 September, 2003
Joint FAO/IAEA Division
Training Material
PAAT Technical and Scientific Series No. 4

SECTION B - ABSTRACTS

1. General (including land use)
2. Tsetse biology

(a) Rearing of tsetse flies
(b) Taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry
(c) Distribution, ecology, behaviour, population studies

3. Tsetse control (including environmental side effects)
4. Epidemiology: vector-host and vector-parasite interactions
5. Human trypanosomiasis

(a) Surveillance
(b) Pathology and immunology
(c) Treatment

6. Animal trypanosomiasis

(a) Survey and distribution
(b) Pathology and immunology
(c) Trypanotolerance
(d) Treatment

7. Experimental trypanosomiasis

(a) Diagnostics
(b) Pathology and immunology
(c) Chemotherapeutics

8. Trypanosome research

(a) Cultivation of trypanosomes
(b) Taxonomy, characterization of isolates
(c) Life cycle, morphology, biochemical and molecular studies