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Table 1 PCR-based results showed the infection rates and distribution of Cryptosporidium species in pigs of different collection sites, breeds and age groups

From: Molecular identification and epidemiological comparison of Cryptosporidium spp. among different pig breeds in Tibet and Henan, China

Factors   No. positive/sample size Prevalence (%) (95% CI) Cryptosporidium species (no.)
Collection site Gongbujiangda County, Tibet 0/180 0 /
  Mainling County, Tibet 3/434 0.69 (0–1.47) C. scrofarum (3)
  Sanmenxia, Henan 1/246 0.41 (0–1.21) C. suis (1)
  Kaifeng, Henan 19/229 8.30 (4.70–11.90) C. suis (11), C. scrofarum (8)
Breed Tibetan pig 3/614 0.49 (0–1.04) C. scrofarum (3)
  Yunan Black pig 1/246 0.41 (0–1.21) C. suis (1)
  Landrace pig 19/229 8.30 (4.70–11.90) C. suis (11), C. scrofarum (8)
Age group < 1 month 1/467 0.21 (0–0.63) C. suis (1)
  1–2 months 21/482 4.36 (2.53–6.19) C. suis (11), C. scrofarum (10)
  > 2 months 1/140 0.71 (0–2.13) C. scrofarum (1)
Total   23/1089 2.11 (1.26–2.97) C. suis (12), C. scrofarum (11)