year 2007
volume 30
part 2

PAAT
Programme
Against African
Trypanosomiasis

TSETSE AND TRYPANOSOMIASIS INFORMATION
Numbers 14165-14340

Edited by
James Dargie
Bisamberg
Austria


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2008

 

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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), the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp.

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CONTENTS

SECTION A – NEWS

NEWS AfDB/AU-PATTEC
Report of the 12th PAAT Advisory Group Coordinators Meeting
FAO Address to the 29th ISCTRC Conference
The FAO/IAEA Programme
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
The Leverhulme Trust Tsetse Research Network (LTTRN)
Book Publications: The Fatal Sleep; Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests
Death from a Fly: A Poem by John Kabayo

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, characterisation of isolates
(c) Life cycle, morphology, biochemical and molecular studies