Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 200

Table of Content: May 2016; 8(5)

May 2016

Animal reservoirs of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense around the old Gboko sleeping sickness focus in Nigeria

The exact role of animal reservoirs in the epidemiology of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, a parasite ravaging affected rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa, still remains unclear. However, the existence of the parasite in animals is well documented in other parts of Africa. A randomised cross sectional study was conducted in an old sleeping sickness focus in Nigeria by screening 600 cattle and 600 pigs using the card...

Author(s): Solomon Ngutor Karshima, , Idris A. Lawal, Shalangwa Ishaku Bata, Israel Joshua Barde, Pam Victoria Adamu, Abbas Salihu, Paman Nehemiah Dross and Adebowale Obalisa