Colobus

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Colobus

a leaf-eating monkey, 1.5 to 2.5 ft long, 15 to 18 lb, striking black and white coat color, white at birth.
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DNA from 17 chimpanzees (lung, spleen, or liver), 30 red colobus monkeys (buffy coat, blood, bone marrow, intestine, spleen, liver, lung, or muscle), and 15 black-and-white colobus monkeys (buffy coat, liver, intestine, or muscle) and 700 humans (blood), was prepared by using commercial DNA extraction kits (QIAGEN, Hilden, Germany).
Seven (23%) of 30 red colobus and 2 (13%) of 15 black-and-white colobus monkeys were positive for PARV4-like viruses.
Species-specific analyses (Figure 4) indicated that bacteria from both humans and livestock were more similar to bacteria from red-tailed guenons than to bacteria from black-and-white colobus or red colobus.