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Table 1 Independent colonisation of the salivary glands. Salivary glands infection profiles of 60 flies infected with red and green fluorescent Trypanosoma brucei. Data from [29]

From: Fluorescent proteins reveal what trypanosomes get up to inside the tsetse fly

Paired salivary glands from individual flies No. of flies
Trypanosome population identical in both glands (both red, both green or both mixed infection) 26
Trypanosome population differs between glands (red + green, red + mixed infection, green + mixed infection) 12
Only one gland infected (red, green or mixed infection) 22
Total 60