Glossina morsitans, a species originally thought to be the sole transmitter of Trypanosoma brucei brucei, the cause of nagana in central Africa; this species transmits this disease in some regions, but it is not the sole or even always the principal transmitting agent; it is the vector of t. Brucei rhodesiense, one of the pathogenic agents of East african, Rhodesian, or acute sleeping sickness.
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senior lecturer at UP for 7 years, head of Department at UP for 17 years and Veterinary Council for 3 years.