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Table 1 Number of Rattus norvegicus infected by Angiostrongylus cantonensis organized by age, sex and season

From: A longitudinal study of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in an urban population of Rattus norvegicus in Brazil: the influences of seasonality and host features on the pattern of infection

Age* Rainy Season Dry Season Total
Male Female Male Female
Juvenile 2 (7) 2 (3) 2 (4) 0 6 (14)
Subadults 1 (1) 7 (8) 2 (6) 6 (8) 16 (23)
Adults 12 (17) 13 (16) 18 (25) 13 (15) 56 (73)
  1. Positive rats (total number of collected rats).
  2. *n = 110.