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Table 1 Samples from Ostriches raised on farms in Henan Province and Hebei Province (n = 402)

From: Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in farm-reared ostriches (Struthio camelus) in China

Location Collection time Samples No. Positive No. in different titers Total positive No. and rate (%) Isolation obtained by mice from samplesa
25 50 100 200
Hebei Province 2015 Summer/fall 118 hearts 0 0 0 0 0
Henan Province 2015 Springb 31 hearts 1 0 0 0 1/31 (3.2%) 0/1
2015 Fallb 134 hearts
66 brains
32 sera
13

6
10

6
8

6
0 19/166 (11.5%) 0/7
2012–2014 10 heartsc 11 brainsc     0
Total 2012–2015 293 hearts 77 brains 32 sera 20 16 14 0 20/315 (6.4%) 0/8
  1. aNumber of antibody-positive groups /Number of inoculated-groups
  2. b P-value >0.05 by two-tailed chi-square tests for season factor in Henan Province
  3. cformalin fixed samples
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