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Table 1 Results of multiple PCRs on zebu cattle blood samples

From: Constraints to estimating the prevalence of trypanosome infections in East African zebu cattle

Sample No. T. theileri T. brucei T. congolense T. vivax Negative
1 12 0 0 0 80
2 2 0 0 0 101
3 6 3 7 0 85
4 1 1 0 0 98
5 0 0 0 0 109
6 2 2 4 2 88
7 4 0 0 0 100
8 8 7 4 0 91
9 8 0 0 13 83
10 7 0 2 0 92
11 3 0 0 1 106
12 10 2 0 3 87
13 0 0 0 0 110
14 2 1 3 0 100
15 21 10 6 0 65
16 6 0 3 0 96
17 12 0 0 0 90
18 1 0 1 0 98
19 3 0 3 2 94
20 3 0 0 0 100
21 19 0 0 0 85
22 18 1 2 0 78
23 0 0 0 0 102
24 0 0 0 0 107
25 3 0 3 0 95
26 4 1 2 0 101
27 0 0 0 0 98
28 4 0 0 0 97
29 1 1 0 0 100
30 1 0 3 3 95
31 1 1 0 1 100
32 15 0 0 0 99
33 2 0 0 0 100
34 9 3 14 14 73
35 2 0 1 0 99
Negative control 0 0 0 0 107
Positive control 0 45 0 0 101
  1. Results obtained from multiple PCR of thirty five blood samples from zebu cattle. The frequency of positive results for T. theileri, T. brucei, T. congolense, T. vivax and of negative results is recorded in columns 2 to 6 respectively.