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Table 2 Association between PCV values and trypanosome infection status on RFLP-PCR in Anaemic cattle

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

PCV value (%) No. of anaemic cattle tested using RFLP-PCR (%)
Negative PT trypanosome DNA Positive PT trypanosome DNA
14 1 (2.4) 0 (0.0)
15 0 (0.0) 1 (5.9)
16 0 (0.0) 2 (11.8)
17 0 (0.0) 1 (5.9)
18 1 (2.4) 0 (0.0)
19 0 (0.0) 3 (17.6)
20 1 (2.4) 0 (0.0)
21 1 (2.4) 0 (0.0)
22 1 (2.4) 1 (5.9)
23 2 (4.9) 1 (5.9)
24 6 (14.6) 1 (5.9)
25 6 (14.6) 4 (23.5)
26 22 (53.7) 3 (17.6)
Total 41 (100.0) 17 (100.0)
Mean PCV value (95 % CI) 24.6 (23.8–25.4) 21.6 (19.6–23.7)
P-value at 95 % CI 0.004
  1. PT- Pathogenic trypanosome