Genetic diversity of trypanosome species in tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Weber2019GeneticDO,
  title={Genetic diversity of trypanosome species in tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) in Nigeria},
  author={Judith Sophie Weber and Sen Claudine Henriette Ngomtcho and Stephen Saikiu Shaida and G. D. Chechet and Thaddeus Terlumun Gbem and Jonathan Andrew Nok and M Mamman and D. Achukwi and S{\o}rge Kelm},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2019}
}
BackgroundTrypanosomes cause disease in humans and livestock in sub-Saharan Africa and rely on tsetse flies as their main insect vector. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa; however, only limited information about the occurrence and diversity of trypanosomes circulating in the country is available.MethodsTsetse flies were collected from five different locations in or adjacent to protected areas, i.e. national parks and game reserves, in Nigeria. Proboscis and gut samples were… CONTINUE READING