African Trypanosomiasis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Potentially fatal infection causing enlarged lymph nodes and severe brain infection. Endemic to sub-Saharan Africa. Caused by the organism trypanosma brucei.

Guidance

Risk of chronic infection and transmission.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Sleeping Sickness

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012