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Table 3 Malian villages, dates, host species and trypanosome numbers in thin blood smears

From: Fleas and trypanosomes of peridomestic small mammals in sub-Saharan Mali

Village Date Host species Positive/Total % Positive Mean parasite load per field (range)
Belenikegny January 2009 R. rattus 3/6 50.0 1.54 (0.02–3.30)
Belenikegny January 2010 R. rattus 7/13 53.8 7.34 (0.02–26.40)
Belenikegny September 2010 R. rattus 4/7 57.1 9.91 (0.96–19.60)
Belenikegny January 2009 M. erythroleucus 1/11 9.1 24.80
Doneguebougou June 2009 M. natalensis 4/38 10.5 2.42 (0.50–5.20)
Doneguebougou June 2009 M. erythroleucus 1/2 50.0 35.00
Doneguebougou September 2011 M. natalensis 0/41 0 0
N’Tessoni June 2009 M. natalensis 1/15 6.7 3.00
Soromba June 2009 M. natalensis 1/25 4.0 33.80