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Table 1 Geographical and host origin, clinical manifestation and microsatellite loci genotyping data from Trypanosoma vivax isolates included in this study

From: Microsatellite analysis supports clonal propagation and reduced divergence of Trypanosoma vivax from asymptomatic to fatally infected livestock in South America compared to West Africa

Geographical origin Host species (Noof isolates) Clinical manifestation MLG Genotypic diversity (Noof MLGs/isolates) Allelic composition (Noof different alleles)
South America (SA)      
Brazil      
Endemic area Buffalo (17) Asymptomatica 1,3,6   
  Cow (4)   1, 2   
Non-endemic area Buffalo (1) Asymptomatica 5   
  Cow (1) asymptomatica 5   
  Sheep (2) Asymptomatica 4,5   
(outbreak) Cow (2) Asymptomatica 1   
(outbreak) Sheep (11) Severe/lethalb 2   
(outbreak) Horse (1) Severe/lethalb 3   
Total (39)    0.15 (6/39) 16
Venezuela      
Endemic area Cow (3) Asymptomaticc 7,9,10   
  Buffalo (2) Asymptomaticc 8,10   
  Sheep (2) Asymptomaticc 8   
Total (7)    0.57 (4/7) 15
French Guiana      
Endemic area Sheep (1) Symptomaticc 11 (1/1) 12
Total SA (47)    0.23 (11/47) 21
West Africa (WA)      
Burkina Faso Cow (4) Symptomaticc 12,13,14,15 (4/4)  
Ghana Cow (4) Symptomaticc 16,17,18,19 (4/4)  
Benin Cow (2) Symptomaticc 20,21 (2/2)  
Nigeria Cow (1) Symptomaticc 22 (1/1)  
The Gambia Cow (1) Symptomaticc 23 (1/1)  
total WA (12)    1.0 (12/12) 41
East Africa (EA)      
Mozambique Cow (1) Symptomaticc 24 (1/1)  
  Nyala (1) NDd 25 (1/1)  
Total EA (2)    1.0 (2/2) 17
Total SA + WA + EA 61    0.41 (25/61)  
  1. a, normal PCV and very low parasitemia; b, high parasitemia severe anemia (low PCV values) and nervous signs; c, low PCV values and low parasitemia; d, high parasitemia. Details of each isolate are in Additional files 1 and 2.