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Table 2 Prevalence of co-infections detected by buffy coat method (BCM) and microscopic examination (ME)

From: The buffy coat method: a tool for detection of blood parasites without staining procedures

Co-infection BCMa MEa
Haemoproteus+Lankesterella 2 (0.6) 4 (1.2)
Haemoproteus + Leucocytozoon 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3)
Haemoproteus + microfilaria 2 (0.6) 1 (0.3)
Haemoproteus+Plasmodium 7 (2.0)
Haemoproteus + Trypanosoma 29 (8.4)
Microfilaria + Trypanosoma 1 (0.3)
Plasmodium + Trypanosoma 1 (0.3)
Haemoproteus+Lankesterella+Trypanosoma 4 (1.2)
Haemoproteus + Plasmodium+Trypanosoma 3 (0.9)
Total 39 (11.3) 21 (6.1)
  1. aNumber of positive samples, followed by infection prevalence (in %) in parentheses