the comparative role of cattle, goats and pigs in the epidemiology of livestock trypanosomiasis on the plateau of eastern determine and compare the prevalence of trypanosome infections in different livestock species (cattle, pigs and goats) in areas where game animals are scarce and livestock constitute the main food source of tsetse, a survey was conducted on the plateau of the eastern province of zambia in katete and petauke districts where glossina morsitans morsitans is the only tsetse species present. blood was collected from a total of 734 cattle, 333 goats and 324 pigs originating from 59 villages in both ...200717493757
the importance of cattle as a food source for glossina morsitans morsitans katete district, eastern province, zambia.the feeding habits of glossina morsitans morsitans in the eastern province of zambia were studied. a total of 687 meals were identified. results show that 75.1% of the meals were taken on cattle. these results are discussed in relation to the published data on feeding patterns of glossina morsitans morsitans and the control of tsetse or tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis in the study area.19979164604
investigations into an outbreak of human trypanosomiasis in the lower luangwa valley, eastern province, zambia. 19744424295
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