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Table 4 The prevalences of canine filarial species in different cities in India by PCR and microscopy (in parentheses)

From: A survey of canine filarial diseases of veterinary and public health significance in India

  Delhi
n = 162
Mumbai
n = 162
Sikkim
n = 101
Ladakh
n = 100
Overall prevalence
n = 527
Dirofilaria immitis 4.3% (0%) 0% (0%) 1% (0%) 0% (0%) 1.5% (0%)
Dirofilaria repens 4.9% (0%) 16.7% (8%) 0% (0%) 0% (0%) 6.6% (2.2%)
Acanthocheilonema reconditum 22.2% (0.6%) 4.3% (1.2%) 5.9% (0%) 0% (0%) 9.3% (0.6%)
Novel spp. 0% (0%) 0% (0%) 0% (0%) 48% (13%) 9.1% (2.5%)
Microfilaria auquieri 0% (0%) 0% (0%) 0% (0%) 0% (2%) 0% (0.4%)