Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Schizotrypanum

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2836
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Subgenus of the genus Trypanosoma with the type species  T. cruzi. The trypomastigotes of this subgenus are always C-shaped, have a large kinetoplast, and they reproduce intracellulary via amastigotes.

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