Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 21, Protists and Fungi - Assessment - 21.3 The Ecology of Protists - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 629: 17



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The $Trypanosoma$ genus contains flagellated protists that cause African sleeping sickness. A bite from the tsetse fly can transmit these parasites from one person to another. African sleeping sickness damages red blood cells and cells of the nervous system.
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