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What happens to your complete blood count (cbc) in african sleeping sickness?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: The tse-tse

Fly transmits a parasite called a trypanosome in african sleeping sickness.
..People feel sleepy (ergo the name), have fevers and swolln lmph nodes. While the organisms may be seen in the blood, the blood count is not affected.

In brief: The tse-tse

Fly transmits a parasite called a trypanosome in african sleeping sickness.
..People feel sleepy (ergo the name), have fevers and swolln lmph nodes. While the organisms may be seen in the blood, the blood count is not affected.
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