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Table 2 Seroprevalence of selected arthropod-borne pathogens in stray dogs admitted to a shelter in Gwangju, 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 280(40.5) 50(17.9) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 50(17.9)
  Male 412(59.5) 51(12.4) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 51(12.4)
Age(yr) <2 211(30.5) 19(9.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 19(9.0)
  >= 2 481(69.5) 82(17.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 82(17.0)
Geographical origin (district) East 58(8.4) 12(20.7) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 12(20.7)
  West 105(15.2) 15(14.3) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 15(14.3)
  South 87(12.6) 13(14.9) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 13(14.9)
  North 355(51.3) 53(14.9) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 53(14.9)
  Gwangsan 87(12.6) 8(9.2) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 8(9.2)
Total   692(100.0) 101(14.6) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 101(14.6)
  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