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discrepancies in the occurrence of balantidium coli between wild and captive african great apes.balantidium coli is a ciliate reported in many mammalian species, including african great apes. in the former, asymptomatic infections as well as clinical balantidiasis have been reported in captivity. we carried out a cross-sectional study of b. coli in african great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, and both species of gorillas) and examined 1,161 fecal samples from 28 captive facilities in europe, plus 2 sanctuaries and 11 wild sites in africa. samples were analyzed with the use of sheather's flota ...201021158624
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