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Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness): new endemic foci in Bendel State, Nigeria

Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness): new endemic foci in Bendel State, Nigeria

Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 40(1): 16-20

Finger-prick blood samples from 670 persons living in rural areas of Bendel State, southern Nigeria, were tested by the card agglutination test for trypanosomiasis (CATT); 84 (12.5%) gave positive reactions (graded + to +++) and 45 (6.7%) gave doubtfully positive responses (+or-) (in Table 1, "No +or-" is misprinted as "No +").

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