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Table 1 Seroprevalence of selected arthropod-borne pathogens in hunting dogs from Korea as detected by a commercial screening test

From: Comparison of selected canine vector-borne diseases between urban animal shelter and rural hunting dogs in Korea

   Dogs examined (%) Number(%) of positive dogs by SNAP 4Dx test
Category    Di Ag Ap Ab Ec Ab Bb Ab Total*
Gender Female 84(36.7) 23(27.4) 13(15.5) 3(3.6) 2(2.4) 33(39.3)
  Male 145(63.3) 28(19.3) 30(20.7) 11(7.6) 3(2.1) 60(41.4)
Age(year) <2 50(21.8) 4(8.0) 5(10.0) 3(6.0) 0(0.0) 12(24.0)
  >= 2 179(78.2) 47(26.3) 38(21.2) 11(6.1) 5(2.8) 81(45.3)
Geographical origin Beolgyo 32(14.0) 7(21.9) 6(18.8) 4(12.5) 2(6.3) 14(43.8)
  Gwangyang 65(28.4) 18(27.7) 7(10.8) 3(4.6) 0(0.0) 27(41.5)
  Suncheon 26(11.4) 2(7.7) 7(26.9) 4(15.4) 1(3.8) 12(46.2)
  Asan 106(46.3) 24(22.6) 23(21.7) 3(2.8) 2(1.9) 40(37.7)
Total   229(100.0) 51(22.3) 43(18.8) 14(6.1) 5(2.2) 93(40.6)
  1. *Number of positive dogs by any of the four test results by SNAP 4Dx test
  2. Di Ag, Dirofilaria immitis antigen; Ap Ab, Anaplasma phagocytophilum antibody; Ec Ab, Ehrlichia canis antibody; Bb Ab, Borrelia burgdorferi antibody