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Research Article

Characterisation of the Wildlife Reservoir Community for Human and Animal Trypanosomiasis in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia

  • Neil E. Anderson,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Joseph Mubanga,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Tsetse Control Section, Chilanga, Zambia

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  • Eric M. Fevre,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Ashworth Laboratories, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Kim Picozzi,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Mark C. Eisler,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Robert Thomas,

    Affiliation: Animals, Conservation and Education Department, The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Susan C. Welburn mail

    sue.welburn@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 21, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001211

About the Authors

Neil E. Anderson, Joseph Mubanga, Kim Picozzi, Mark C. Eisler, Susan C. Welburn
Centre for Infectious Diseases, Division of Pathway Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Joseph Mubanga
Tsetse Control Section, Chilanga, Zambia
Eric M. Fevre
Centre for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, Ashworth Laboratories, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Robert Thomas
Animals, Conservation and Education Department, The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: sue.welburn@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NEA SCW MCE EMF RT KP. Performed the experiments: NEA JM KP. Analyzed the data: NEA SCW EMF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KP. Wrote the paper: NA SCW EMF.