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Fig. 5 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 5

From: Variation in disease phenotype is marked in equine trypanosomiasis

Fig. 5

Variation in Trypanosoma spp. disease phenotype between donkeys and horses. a Venn diagrams illustrating complex co-infection status of the study population (n = 247), separated into donkeys and horses. Donkeys were more frequently co-infected with Trypanosoma spp. and/or piroplasmosis than horses (P < 0.001). b Differing clinical parameters by equine species. The density plot of species adapted degree of anaemia highlights the greater degree of anaemia noted in horses (maroon) than donkeys (blue) (P < 0.001). The reference ranges used were: donkey 27–42%; horse 31–43%. The bar plot illustrates the difference in data distribution for body condition. The density plot of relative degree of pyrexia (°C) highlights the higher rectal temperature of donkeys (blue) than horses (maroon) in relation to the accepted reference range for each species (P < 0.001). The reference ranges used were: donkey 36.2–37.8 °C; horse 37.5–38.5 °C

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