Wild fauna as a probable animal reservoir for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in Cameroon.

@article{Njiokou2006WildFA,
  title={Wild fauna as a probable animal reservoir for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in Cameroon.},
  author={Flobert Njiokou and Claude Laveissi{\`e}re and Gustave Simo and Stephenson W. Nkinin and Pascal Gr{\'e}baut and Gérard Cuny and St{\'e}phane Herder},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          147-53
        }
}
  • F. Njiokou, C. Laveissière, +4 authors S. Herder
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
In order to study the existence of a wild animal reservoir for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in South Cameroon, blood was collected from wild animals in three human African trypanosomiasis foci and from a nonendemic control area. The 1142 wild animals sampled belonged to 36 different species pertaining to eight orders (407 primates, 347 artiodactyls, 265 rodents, 54 pangolins, 53 carnivores, 11 saurians and crocodilians, and five hyraxes). QBC and KIVI tests detected trypanosomes on 1.7% (13/762… Expand
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