Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Surra-Syndrome

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3054
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Disease of ruminants due to an infection with Trypanosoma brucei evansi, named in honour of its discoverer (G. H. Evans), who described the parasite in 1880 in India. The name comes from Hindi language: surra = foul, degenerating.

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