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Bioluminescence Imaging to Detect Late Stage Infection of African Trypanosomiasis

DOI :

10.3791/54032-v

May 18th, 2016

May 18th, 2016

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1Department of Infection and Immunity, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Diseases

This manuscript describes the use of a bioluminescent strain of African trypanosomes to enable the tracking of late stage infection and demonstrates how in vivo live imaging can be used to visualize infections within the central nervous system in real-time.

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