Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010
Human African Trypanosomiasis in Areas without Surveillance
|Location (program dates)||No. persons screened
||No. (%) new diagnoses
|Total||Passive||Active||Total||First stage||Second stage|
|Zones de santé of Doruma, Ango and Bili, DRC (2007 Jul–2009 Mar)||46,601||18,559||28,042||1,570||947 (60)||623 (40)||3.4|
|Batangafo and neighboring villages, CAR (2007 Jan–2009 Apr)||34,502||3,905||30,597||1,074||380 (35)||694 (65)||3.1|
*DRC, Democratic Republic of Congo; CAR, Central African Republic.
†Total no. patients with parasitologically confirmed human African trypanosomiasis (total no. new diagnoses) divided by total no. persons screened during the period of first-round active screening (total no. persons screened).