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Table 8 Distribution of Trypanosoma species in cattle sampled at indicated study sites in northern Cameroon

From: Molecular screening of tsetse flies and cattle reveal different Trypanosoma species including T. grayi and T. theileri in northern Cameroon

Study site Trypanosoma species Cattle breed Total (n) Infected (%)a
Gudali (n) White Fulani (n) Bokolodji (n)
Dodeo T. congolense 7    120 14.2
T. brucei ssp 3 1    
T. vivax 4     
T. theileri 2     
Negativeb 100 3    
NI100c 1     
Alme T. theileri   1   100 2.0
T. vivax   1    
Negativeb 3 95    
Kontcha T. vivax   1   137 1.5
T. grayi   1    
Negativeb 32 99 4   
NI100   1    
Bodonidaed 1 2    
Gamba T. congolense   1   35 5.7
T. theileri    1   
Negativeb   24 9   
  1. aInfected cattle include all animals in which DNA of an identified Trypanosoma sp. was detected, but not those animals in which PCR products of unknown bodonid origin were observed
  2. bNegative cattle include all animals in which no identified Trypanosoma sp. was detected
  3. cAmplicon of 100 bp detected but not identified
  4. dA PCR product indicating the presence of the Bodonidae was detected