Darsaud A, Bourdon L, Mercier S, Chapotot F, Bouteille B, Cespuglio R, et al
. Twenty-four-hour disruption of the sleep-wake cycle and sleep-onset REM-like episodes in a rat model of African trypanosomiasis. Sleep. 2004;27:42-6 pubmed
..The Trypanosoma brucei brucei-infected rat is a good model of the syndrome seen in human African trypanosomiasis, ie, the 24-hour disruption of the sleep-wake cycle and the occurrence of sleep-onset REM-like sleep episodes. ..
Darsaud A, Chevrier C, Bourdon L, Dumas M, Buguet A, Bouteille B. Megazol combined with suramin improves a new diagnosis index of the early meningo-encephalitic phase of experimental African trypanosomiasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2004;9:83-91 pubmed
..The results support our previous finding, i.e. the decrease in body weight may constitute a diagnosis index of the early meningo-encephalitic phase. ..