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African sleeping sickness is due to


A
Plasmodium vivax transmitted by Tsetse fly
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B
Trypanosoma lewsii transmitted by Bed Bug
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C
Trypanosoma gambiense transmitted by Glossina palpalis
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D
Entamoeba gingivalis spread by Housefly
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Solution

The correct option is C Trypanosoma gambiense transmitted by Glossina palpalis
African Trypanosomiasis, also known as “sleeping sickness”, is caused by microscopic parasites of the species Trypanosoma brucei. It is transmitted by the tsetse fly (Glossina species), which is found only in sub-Saharan Africa.
So the correct answer is option C.

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