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Table 1 Results obtained from molecular and parasitological analysis

From: Natural infection of synathropic rodent species Mus musculus and Rattus norvegicus by Leishmania infantum in Sesimbra and Sintra – Portugal

Rodent species Rodent nº qPCR analysis (parasitic load) Parasitological analysis
   Ear lobe Liver Spleen Liver smear Liver H.S. Spleen smear Spleen H.S.
Rattus norvegicus 1 N N N N N N N
2 N N N N N N N
3 N N N P N P N
Mus musculus 4 N N N P N P N
5 P (72) N N N N N P
6 P (50) N N N N N N
7 N N N N N N N
8 N N N P N N N
9 N N N N N N N
10 P (100) N N N N N P
11 N N N N N N N
12 N N N N N N N
13 P (393) N N N N N N
14 N N N N N N N
15 N N N N N N N
16 N N N N N N N
17 N N N P N N P
18 N N N N N N N
19 P (50) N N P N P N
20 N N N N N N N
21 N N N N N N N
22 N N N N N N N
23 N N N N N N N
24 P (resid) N N N N N N
25 N N N N N N N
26 N N N N N N N
27 P (resid) N N N N N P
28 N N N N N N N
29 P (resid) N N N N N N
  30 P (resid) N N P N N P
  1. Legend: P: Positive result; N: Negative result; H.S.: Histological section; resid: residual.