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Table 1 Prevalence of pathogenic trypanosomes in anaemic cattle at each crush pen

From: Prevalence of pathogenic trypanosomes in anaemic cattle from trypanosomosis challenged areas of Itezhi-tezhi district in central Zambia

Crush pen Sample size No. of anaemic cattle (%; 95 % CI) No. of PT positive anaemic cattle (%; 95 % CI) No. (Trypanosome species prevalence; 95 % CI)
T.c T.v T.c + T.v
Banachoongo 115 14 (12.0; 6.1–18.2) 3 (21.4; 0.0–46.0) 1 (7.1 %; 0.0–22.6 %) 1 (7.1 %; 0.0–22.6 %) 1 (7.1 %; 0.0–22.6 %)
Itumbi 25 1 (4.0; 0.0–12.2) 0 0 0 0
Iyanda 66 1 (1.5; 0.0–4.5) 0 0 0 0
Kapulwe 89 8 (9.0; 2.9–15.0) 0 0 0 0
Mutenda 152 22 (14.5; 8.8–20.1) 13 (59.1; 36.8–81.4) 12 (54.5 %; 31.9–77.1 %) 1 (4.5 %; 0.0–14.0 %) 0
New Ngoma 42 9 (21.4; 8.4–34.4) 0 0 0 0
Shinampamba 75 3 (4.0; 0.0–8.5) 1 (33.3; 0.0–100) 1 (33.3 %; 0.0–100 %) 0 0
Total 564 58 (10.3; 7.8–12.8) 17 (29.3; 17.2–41.4) 14 (24.1 %; 12.8–34.5 %) 2 (3.4 %; 0.0–8.3 %) 1 (1.7 %; 0.0–5.2 %)
  1. PT- Pathogenic trypanosome, T.c- Trypanosoma congolense, T.v- trypanosoma vivax, T.c + T.v- Mixed infection