Trypanosoma brucei (rhodesiense/gambiense)

Virtual Microscope

Trypomastigote form

Trypomastigote form
Length: 20 - 30 μm

  • The forms range from long
  • slender-bodied organism with a long flagellum or more to short
  •  fat
  • stumpy forms with short flagellum or even none
  • The kinetoplast in the posterior end is small
  • The posterior end is more round than pointed.