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Table 2 Results of real-time PCR of necropsy samples

From: Histopathological lesions in reproductive organs, distal spinal cord and peripheral nerves of horses naturally infected with Trypanosoma equiperdum

Name of Tissue Mares Stallions
N02 N59 N01 N6A
Nervous system
 Brain + + + +
 Spinal cord + + + +
 Caudal nerve + +
 Sciatic nerve + +
 Cerebrospinal fluid + + + +
Reproductive system
 Penis NA NA + +
 Testicle NA NA + +
 Epididymis NA NA + +
 Prostate gland NA NA + +
 Vesicular gland NA NA +
 Bulbourethral gland NA NA +
 Ampulla NA NA + +
 Urethra + + +
 Urinary bladder + ND +
 Vagina + NA NA
 Vestibule + + NA NA
 Cervix + + NA NA
 Uterus + + NA NA
 Mammary gland + + NA NA
Others
 Kidney ND + + +
 Heart + + + +
 Pancreas +
 Spleen + +
 Blood
  1. (+) = PCR positive for trypanosomes, (−) = PCR negative, NA not applicable, ND = not done