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Table 1 Prevalence of  Blastocystis  sp. infection amongst animals (a) reared by the villagers in Bahunipati, Nepal and prevalence of  Blastocystis  sp. contamination in the rivers (b)

From: Blastocystis sp.: waterborne zoonotic organism, a possibility?

(a) Animals No. of animal (%) No. of animal infected by Blastocystis sp. (%)
  Buffalo 19 (29.2) 4 (2.1)
  Cow 6 (9.2) 1 (1.7)
  Goat 29 (44.6) 1 (3.4)
  Pig 11 (16.9) 4 (36.4)
  Total 65 (100.0) 10 (15.4)
(b) River water No. of sample No. of sample contaminated with  Blastocystis sp. 
  Sindukhola River 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0)
  Indrawati River 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0)
  Total 4 (100.0) 4 (100.0)