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Table 7 Tsetse infection rates in relation to species of trypanosome

From: Eco-epidemiology of porcine trypanosomosis in Karim Lamido, Nigeria: prevalence, seasonal distribution, tsetse density and infection rates

Tsetse species No. trapped No. subjected to PCR (%) No. infected (%) TBB (%) TCF (%) TCS (%) MI (%)
G. palpalis 1772 (62.8) 451 (63.9) 82 (18.2) 41 (9.1) 23 (5.1) 12 (2.7) 7 (1.6)
G. tachinoides 1049 (37.2) 255 (36.1) 45 (17.7) 22 (8.6) 11 (4.3) 6 (2.4) 5 (2.0)
Total 2822 (100) 706 (100.0) 127 (18.0) 63 (8.9) 34 (4.8) 18 (2.6) 12 (1.7)
  1. Abbreviations: TBB, Trypanosoma brucei brucei; TCF, T. congolence forest; TCS, T. congolense savannah; MI, mixed infections