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Table 3 Retested samples positive by Parasitology and negatives by PCR

From: Evaluation of a polymerase chain reaction assay for the diagnosis of bovine trypanosomiasis and epidemiological surveillance in Bolivia

No Province Smears* MHCT TWJ TWJ1/10+ TVW TBR
11 Guarayos Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
198 Guarayos Positive Positive Negative Negative Positive Negative
200 Guarayos Positive Positive Negative Positive Positive Positive$
222 Guarayos Negative Positive Negative Negative Positive Negative
224 Guarayos Negative Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative
252 Guarayos Positive Negative Negative Positive Positive Negative
263 Sara Positive Positive Negative Negative Positive Negative
267 Sara Positive Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative
344 Sara Positive Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative
348 Sara Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
442 Sara Positive Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative
446 Sara Positive Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
  1. *All the thin smears positives were confirmed as T. vivax. No T. evansi positive was reported by Parasitology. + TWJ1/2 used with DNA template diluted 1/10. $ TePCR positive sample detected when the test was applied to all the blood spots and later when modifications in the DNA template concentrations were applied.