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Table 7 Provinces' prevalence of both T. vivax and T. evansi by test

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

  Thin smears MHCT TvPCR TePCR CATT TvELISA TcELISA
Province Test prevalence 95% CI
Guarayos 5.16%a 3.57%a 5.98%a 2.39% 60.71%a 76.05%a 56.12%a
95% CI 2.77 – 8.66 1.65 – 6.67 3.08 – 9.18 0.88 – 5.13 54.39 – 66.78 68.84–82.30 48.87 – 63.18
Sara 2.42%ab 1.61%ab 0.42b 2.50% 18.10%b 54.76%b 37.96%b
95% CI 0.89 – 5.19 0.44 – 4.08 0.00 – 2.29 0.92 – 5.34 13.48 – 23.53 45.65–63.64 31.86 – 44.36
Yacuma 0.00%b 0.00%b 4.84%ab 1.61% - 71.16%a 94.74%c
95% CI 0.0–1.46 0.0 – 1.46 1.80 – 10.23 0.20 – 5.70   63.56–77.98 90.78 – 97.34
Velazco 0.00%b 0.00%ab 0.00% 0.00% - 47.96%b 94.16%c
95% CI 0.00 – 2.42 0.00 – 2.42 0.00 – 7.39 0.00 – 7.39   37.76 – 58.29 88.81 – 97.44
  1. a,b,c Values in the same column with unlike superscrip differ significantly (p < 0.05). The statistical analysis was carried out with X2 or Fisher exact tests