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Table 1 Prevalence of antibodies, circulating antigen and DNA of T. gondii in stray cats by gender and age using ELISA (Ab), ELISA (CAg) and Nested-PCR

From: Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies, circulating antigens and DNA in stray cats in Shanghai, China

  ELISA(Ab) ELISA(CAg) Nested-PCR Total cats
  Total Positive   Total Positive   Total Positive   Total Positive  
Cat group No. No % No. No % No. No % No. No %
Gender
 Male 78 9 11.5 78 5 64 16 1 6.3 78 14 17.9
 Female 67 8 11.9 67 3 4.5 19 1 5.3 67 11 16.4
Age (years)
 ≤1 26 1 3.9 26 6 23.1 8 2 25 26 7 26.9
 >1 119 16 13.5 119 2 1.7 27 0 0 119 18 15.1
Total 145 17 11.7 145 8 5.5 35 2 5.7 145 25 17.2