A simplified and highly sensitive detection of Trypanosoma evansi by DNA amplification.

@article{Wuyts1994ASA,
  title={A simplified and highly sensitive detection of Trypanosoma evansi by DNA amplification.},
  author={N Wuyts and N Chokesajjawatee and Sakol Panyim},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1994},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={266-71}
}
In Southeast Asia Trypanosoma evansi infection is a disease of economic importance since it affects the health of buffalo, cattle and swine. The acute stage symptoms include abortion, central nervous system disorder and even death, and in the chronic condition working capacity and productivity of the animals are affected. A polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based detection technique has been developed with a sensitivity of 0.5 pg of parasite DNA or one single parasite in 10 microliters of blood… CONTINUE READING