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Table 3 Number and percentage (%) of positive samples in the different diagnostic tests. Data are arranged according to district, breed, gender and age group. GST = Giemsa stained thin smear, FGT = formol gel test, TL = immune trypanolysis, CATT = CATT/T. evansi, ELISA = ELISA/VSG RoTat 1.2, pos = positive, neg = negative

From: Parasitological, serological and molecular survey of Trypanosoma evansi infection in dromedary camels from Cholistan Desert, Pakistan

    GST FGT CATT ELISA TL TBR1/2 RoTat1.2
   Total pos (%) pos (%) pos (%) Pos (%) pos (%) pos (%) pos (%)
District Bahawalpur 420 7 (1.1) 259 (61.7) 224 (53.3) 210 (50.0) 205 (48.8) 95 (22.6) 94 (22.4)
  Bahawalnagar 399 0 (0.0) 144 (36.1) 202 (50.6) 156 (39.1) 13 7(34.3) 155(38.9) 152 (38.1)
  Rahim Yar Khan 186 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 53 (28.5) 78 (41.9) 59 (31.7) 68 (36.6) 58 (31.2)
Breed Brella 420 3 (0.7) 245 (58.3) 201 (47.9) 171 (40.7) 166 (39.5) 119 (28.30) 118 (28.1)
  Mareecha 585 4 (0.7) 158 (27.0) 307 (52.5) 273 (46.7) 235 (40.2) 199 (34.0) 186 (31.8)
Gender Male 440 1 (0.2) 105 (23.9) 196 (44.5) 200 (45.5) 153 (34.8) 164 (37.3) 155 (35.2)
  Female 565 6 (1.1) 298 (52.7) 283 (50.1) 244 (43.2) 248 (43.9) 154 (27.3) 149 (26.4)
Age Adult 659 7 (1.1) 302 (45.8) 328 (49.8) 295 (44.8) 267 (40.5) 214 (32.5) 208 (31.6)
  Young 187 0 (0.0) 64 (34.0) 90 (48.1) 82 (43.9) 70 (37.4) 53 (28.3) 49 (26.2)
  Calf 159 0 (0.0) 37 (23.3) 61 (36.4) 67 (42.1) 64 (40.1) 51 (32.1) 47 (29.6)
Total   1005 7 (0.7) 403 (40.1) 479 (47.7) 444 (44.2) 401 (39.9) 321 (31.9) 307 (30.5)