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Table 1 Prevalence and Cryptosporidium species/genotypes and E. bieneusi genotypes in bears according to age, gender and feeding mod

From: Prevalence and genotypic identification of Cryptosporidium spp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in captive Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) in Heilongjiang and Fujian provinces of China

GroupFujianHeilongjiang
Examined No.E. bieneusiCryptosporidiumExamined No.E. bieneusiCryptosporidium
Positive No. (%)Genotype (n)Positive No. (%)Species/genotype (n)Positive No. (%)Genotype (n)Positive No. (%)Species/genotype (n)
Age
 < 3(year)171 (5.9)D (1)1 (5.9)Rat genotype IV (1)124 (33.3)SC02 (4)0/
 3–5(year)1225 (4.1)D (3); SC02 (2)0/0/
 > 5 (year)430/2 (4.7)C. andersoni (2)244 (16.7)SC02 (4)1 (4.2)C. andersoni (1)
Gender
 Male1184 (3.4)D (2); SC02 (2)3 (2.5)Rat genotype IV (1); C. andersoni (2)153 (20.0)SC02 (3)1 (6.7)C. andersoni (1)
 Female642 (3.1)D (2)0/215 (23.8)SC02 (5)0/
Feeding mode
 Alone924 (4.3)D (3); SC02 (1)2 (2.2)C. andersoni (2)368 (22.2)SC02 (8)1 (2.8)C. andersoni (1)
 Group902 (2.2)D (1); SC02 (1)1 (1.1)Rat genotype IV (1)0/
Total1826 (3.3)D (4); SC02 (2)3 (1.6)Rat genotype IV (1); C. andersoni (2)368 (22.2)SC02 (8)1 (2.8)C. andersoni (1)
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