Trypanosomiasis or surra is a disease caused by blood parasite of Trypanosoma evansi. Trypanosomiasis disease in Indonesia includes Strategic Diseases of Infectious Diseases (SDID). The purpose of this study is to detect Trypanosomiasis in horses in Bima, Indonesia. A total of 90 horse blood samples were used for the study. Sample examination using blood smears technique with Giemsa staining and Card Agglutination Test of Trypanosoma evansi (CATT). The result of examination of blood samples by microscope obtained 3 positive samples infected T. evansi and by CATT obtained 1 positive samples containing antibodies against T. evansi. It was concluded that trypanosomiasis in horses in Bima was 3.3%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1845-1848
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019


  • Bima
  • Blood Smears
  • Card Agglutination Test of Trypanosoma evansi (CATT)
  • Horse
  • Trypanosoma evansi


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