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Table 1 Brief description of the study areas based on previous tsetse & trypanosome information. Note: survey estimates in cattle were not necessarily from representative samples (hh’s = households)

From: Assessment of animal African trypanosomiasis (AAT) vulnerability in cattle-owning communities of sub-Saharan Africa

Countries Study areas HH’s Trypanosome cattle (%) Trypanosome species Tsetse species Ref
Burkina Faso Ioba & Sissili 123 4.3 % to 10 % T. vivax, T. congolense and T.brucei brucei G. pallidipes gambiensis, G.tachinoides & G. morsitans submorsitans [4]
Kénédougou 61
Léraba 41
Cameroon North Faro & Faro et Deo 131 35.1 % T. congolense, T. brucei & T. vivax. G. m submortisans, G. fuscipes fuscipes & G. tachinoides [49, 50]
South Faro 91 4.3 %
Mayo Rey 77 9.86 %
Ethiopia Goma & Setema 45 8.6 %–20.4 % T. congolense, T. vivax, T. b. brucei, T. evansi G. fuscipes, G. pallidipes, G. m. submortisans, G. tachinoides, & G. longipennis [31, 51, 52]
Goro & Cheha 36
Limmu Seka (East) 34
Limmu Seka (West) 36
Uganda Tororo 139 15.3 % T. vivax, T. congolense & T. brucei. rhodesiense G. f. fuscipes, G. pallidipes & G. morsitans [21, 22]
Buyende & Pallisa 78 27.5 %–35.7 %
Kumi & Ngora 83 29.0 %
Busia & Iganga 74
Zambia Lundazi – plateau 99   T. vivax, T. congolense & T. brucei G. m submortisans, G. pallidipes, G. breval papis, G. f. fuscipes & G. tachinoides [53]
Lundazi – valley 57 17.8 %
Mambwe 54 28.4 %