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Table 1 Characterization of samples from Australian vertebrates that tested positive for trypanosome infection

From: Meta-transcriptomic identification of Trypanosoma spp. in native wildlife species from Australia

Library Host No. of individuals examined Tissue Health status Location PCR result (n)
Vert1 Swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor) #1 1 Brain Severe pulmonary congestion and oedema Pittwater Positive
Vert11 Regent honeyeater (Anthochaera phrygia) 1 Lung Unknown Sydney basin Positive
Vert18 Bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus) 5 Liver Healthy Southern Tasmania Positive (n = 3); negative (n = 2)
Vert21 Southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus) 1 Tail skin Proliferative to ulcerative skin lesions Sydney basin Positive
Vert22 Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) 7 Liver Healthy Sydney basin Positive (n = 5); negative (n = 2)
Vert43 Eastern dwarf tree frog (Litoria fallax) 1 Testes and liver Diseased Kooragang island (NSW) Positive
Vert48 Swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor) #2 1 Liver and ear Lumpy jaw and ear lesions Mimosa National Park (NSW) Positive
  1. Note: Libraries are indicated using alphanumeric codes and represent the collection of RNA fragments generated per sample for RNA sequencing
  2. Abbreviation: n, number of samples