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Table 1 Trypanosome infection in proboscis. Results for 86 flies infected with Trypanosoma congolense savannah (results from strains Gam2, WG81 and 1/148 combined)

From: Microarchitecture of the tsetse fly proboscis

Highest density of trypanosomesa No. %
1. Distal tip 8 9
2. Mid region 7 8
3. Proximal region 41 48
Equal density regions 1 and 2 5 6
Equal density regions 1 and 3 1 1
Equal density regions 2 and 3 15 17
Equal density regions 1, 2 and 3 9 10
Total 86  
  1. aEach labrum was scored for density of infection in three regions of approximately equal length excluding the bulb: 1, Distal tip; 2, Mid-region; 3, Proximal region closest to the bulb