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Table 1 B. gibsoni-positive dog blood samples included in this study

From: A novel PCR-based point-of-care method enables rapid, sensitive and reliable diagnosis of Babesia gibsoni infection in dogs

No.Age (yr)SexBreedPCVa (%)Test resultsParasites/μL of bloodb
QubeMDxReal-time PCR
18MMixedn/a++94
27Mn/a32.3++98
312FMixed28.8++103
413MMixed21.3++188
54.3FMixed50.5++249
61.7MMiniature Schnauzer23.6++261
714FMixed27.3++422
89FMixed31.8++798
92FMixedn/a++1030
105MPoodle37.8++1150
118MMixed48.7++1290
126FMixedn/a++1360
135MPoodle37.7++1870
146FMixedn/a++2180
155FMixedn/a++3610
169MLabrador Retriever25.9++3840
174FMixed43.9++5410
186MPoodle47.3++8140
193MPoodle14.6++8140
202FMixed51.2++8760
210.2FMixed30.3++10,100
2212FMiniature Schnauzer16.7++10,800
239FMixedn/a++13,700
246MCorgi10.5++14,200
252MPomeranian40.6++28,800
2612MDachshund16++30,400
270.5MBichon Frisé18.6++149,000
2810MMaltese14.6++398,000
  1. aPacked cell volume
  2. bParasites was determined by real-time PCR and calculated from the standard curve constructed with the plasmid DNA according to Matsuu et al., 2005 [15]