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Table 2 Trypanosome species and the expected band sizes on amplification with ITS 1 BR and ITS 1 CF primers

From: Comparative evaluation of three PCR base diagnostic assays for the detection of pathogenic trypanosomes in cattle blood

Trypanosome species Approximate PCR amplification size product
Trypanozoon members (T. brucei) 480 bp
T. congolense Savannah 700 bp
T. congolense Kilifi 620 bp
T. congolense forest 700 bp
T. vivax 250 bp