Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Slender Forms

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2907

Stages of the Trypanosoma brucei-group, which divide in the host's blood, while the stumpy forms are prepared for a life in the vector. Polymorphism.

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