Trypanosomiasis (Surra)


An important disease of cattle and buffalo caused by protozoa. It is transmitted mechanically by biting flies.Death may occur in 2 weeks to 2 months.


Common symptoms:

Progressive anaemia, abortion, swollen lymph nodes and nervous signs like circling, paddling movements etc.

It is curable if treated promptly. Proper fly control is a way to prevent infection.

Biting flies that can tramit Surra


                Tabanus                                 Stomoxys                        Haematobia      

Weak and anaemic animal

Tryps in blood