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Table 1 Infection rate and loading of Sarcocystis species in domestic sheep

From: Sarcocystis species in wild and domestic sheep (Ovis ammon and Ovis aries) from China

Batch number Locationa City Sample received date No. of samples No. of positives Infection rate (%) Density (cysts/cm2)
1 I Zhengzhou 1 Mar 2014 155 hearts 20 12.90 6.35
2 II Luoyang 18 Oct 2015 32 hearts 10 31.25 22.53
3 III Xinxiang 20 Nov 2016 10 hearts 0 - -
4 IV (n=254) Jiaozuo 9 Nov 2015 70 hearts 62 93.70
(238/254)
26.96
5 25 Nov 2016 58 hearts 58 18.73
6 16 Oct 2017 62 hearts 55 19.73
7 19 Oct 2017 64 hearts 63 22.65
9 V (n=82) Zhumadian 8 Oct 2015 15 hearts 3 10.98
(9/82)
0.56
10 30 Nov 2015 36 hearts 3 12.44
11 1 Dec 2015 20 hearts 2 0.33
12 7 Dec 2015 11 hearts 1 0.33
13 VI Xinyang 8 Jul 2015 3 hearts 0 - -
14 VII Hami 4 Jan 2016 102 hearts 58 56.86 6.60
15 Total    638 hearts 335 52.51 18.07
  1. aSampling areas in Fig. 1.