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Table 5 Scientific articles on Sporothrix colonization in cats from different Brazilian regions, including the present study

From: Domestic feline contribution in the transmission of Sporothrix in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil: a comparison between infected and non-infected populations

Author/Year Location CRG (n) +SG (n) -SG (n) Technique used to investigate the nails Frequency of isolation in the nails (%) Frequency of isolation in the oral cavity (%) Frequency of isolation in the nasal cavity (%)
CRG +SG -SG CRG +SG -SG CRG +SG -SG
Schubach et al. [4]c Rio de Janeiro/RJ 84 148 Seeding of the pool of nail fragments 39.5 3.57 41.8 66.2
Schubach et al. [15]c Rio de Janeiro/RJ 10 347 49,1 0 70,5
Souza et al. [27]d Rio Grande/RS 24 Paw impressions in culture medium 29.1
Leme et al., d
[20]
Rio de Janeiro/RJ 12 11 16.7 45.5 25 72.7
Madrid et al. [5]c Rio Grande do Sul/
Brasila
92 45.2
Borges et al. [19]d São Paulo/SP 119 1 Paw impressions in culture medium 0 0.7
Present studyc Rio de Janeiro/
Brasilb
175 104 92 Seeding of the pool of nail fragments 0 33 2.5 1.49 54 5.3
  1. CRG Colonization Research Group, +SG Positive Sporotrichosis Group, -SG Negative Sporotrichosis Group
  2. aStudy performed in eight municipalities of Rio Grande do Sul (Rio Grande, Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Pedro Osório, Morro Redondo, Canguçu, São Lourenço and Bento Gonçalves)
  3. bAnimals in this study inhabited the following areas of the state of Rio de Janeiro: west, central-south and north regions of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Baixada Fluminense, Grande Niterói, Serrana and dos Lagos Regions and central-south Fluminense
  4. c Data referring to clinical specimens
  5. d Data referring to domestic cats surveyed