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Table 7 Reported occurrence of bovine cysticercosis in southern and eastern Africa: serological studies

From: Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in southern and eastern Africa

Country Period Diagnostic tool Animals tested Animals positive Prevalence (%)
95% CI
Reference
Ethiopia na IHAT 743 190 25.6 (22.4–28.9) [33]
Kenya 9/2006-1/2007 Ag-ELISA 188 44 23.4 (17.8–30.1) [87]
Kenya 10/2006-11/2006 Ag-ELISA 792 143 18.1 (15.4–20.9) [87]
Kenya 8/2010-7/2012 Ag-ELISA 983 na 53.5 (48.7–58.3) [26]
Kenya na Ag-ELISA 511 117 22.9 (19.3–26.8) [88]
Kenya na Ag-ELISA 1184 413 34.9 (32.2–37.7) [32]
Kenya na Ab-ELISA 1184 118 10.0 (8.3–11.8) [32]
South Africa na Ag-ELISA 1315 300 22.8 (20.6–25.2) [98]
South Africa na Ag-ELISA 1159 174 15.0 (13.0–17.2) [98]
Swaziland na Ag-ELISA 600 na 28.0 (na) [99]
Zambia 12/1999-9/2000 Ag-ELISA 628 38 6.1 (4.3–8.2) [100]
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; na, not available; IHAT, indirect hemagglutination test