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Table 1 The prevalence and genotype distribution of microsporidia in pet rabbits in southwestern China

From: First identification and genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon spp. in pet rabbits in China

LocationNo. positive/No. tested (%)PCR positive
E. bieneusiE. cuniculiE. intestinalisMixed infection
No. (%)Genotype (n)No. (%)Genotype (n)No. (%)No. (%)Genotype (n)
Chengdu70/313 (22.4)44 (14.1)SC02 (21), I (6), J (5), N, (8), SCR01 (1), SCR02 (1), SCR06 (2)17 (5.4)I (11), II (6)7 (2.2)2 (0.6)SC02 + I (1), J + I (1)
Luzhou9/75 (12.0)7 (9.3)SC02 (3), I (3), J (1)002 (2.7)00
Yaan50/106 (47.2)25 (23.6)SC02 (8), I (7), I (5), N (3), SCR04 (1), CHY1 (1)15 (14.2)I (8), II (7)7 (6.6)3 (2.8)SC02 + I (2), J + II (1)
Ziyang16/90 (17.8)14 (15.6)SC02 (7), I (2), SCR05 (2), SCR07 (3)2 (2.2)II (2)000
Total145/584 (24.8)90 (15.4)SC02 (39), I (21), N (13), J (6), CHY1 (1), SCR01 (1), SCR02 (1), SCR04 (1), SCR05 (2), SCR06 (2), SCR07 (3)34 (5.8)I (19), II (15)16 (2.7)5 (0.9)SC02 + I (3), J + II (1), J + I (1)
  1. Note: genotype CHY1 is a synonym of genotype S7