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Tsetse Survey in the Lunsemfwa Valley, Zambia,
by J.E. Hudson, Zambia Journal of Science & Technology, Vol.6, no.1, March 1981,
Tsetse were collected in the Shikabeta-Mboshya area from January to November,
1978, close to a known sleeping sickness focus, by human bait, a moving vehicle,
stationary screen traps and searching houses and shelters. Many Glossina
morsitans were captured throughout the area and a few G. pallidipes near
streams. Tabnidae of 14 species were also caught. Trypanosoma vivax infections
were found in 8.7% of 519 female and 6.1% of 2,228 male G. morsitans, and in
3.5% of 28 female and 6.6% of 121 male G. pallidipes dissected. One G.
morsitants male (0.04%) was infected with T. congolense.
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