Detection and identification of trypanosomes by polymerase chain reaction in wild tsetse flies in Cameroon.

@article{Morlais1998DetectionAI,
  title={Detection and identification of trypanosomes by polymerase chain reaction in wild tsetse flies in Cameroon.},
  author={Isabelle Morlais and Pascal Gr{\'e}baut and J. M. Bodo and Sylvain Djoha and G{\'e}rard Cuny and St{\'e}phane Herder},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1998},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={109-17}
}
The prevalence of various species and subgroups of trypanosomes in infected flies from three sleeping sickness foci in Cameroon was determined by the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The predominant tsetse species found were Glossina palpalis palpalis. Microscopical examination of 943 non-teneral tsetse flies revealed an average infection rate of 10.4%. A total of 90 flies were analyzed for trypanosome identification with primer sets specific for Trypanosoma (Trypanozoon) brucei s.l., T… CONTINUE READING
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