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Table 1 Results of PCR for Hepatozoon spp. and sequencing from blood and bone marrow DNA samples of red foxes from Portugal

From: Molecular and histopathological detection of Hepatozoon canis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal

Region in Portugal No. of positive foxes/no. of foxes tested (%)
PCR – blood PCR – bone marrow PCR – blood and/or bone marrow PCR and sequencing identifying H. canis– blood and/or bone marrow
North and centre 37/50 (74.0) 39/47 (83.0) 41/50 (82.0) 40/49 (81.6)
South 6/11 (54.5) 23/32 (71.9) 29/41 (70.7) 28/41 (68.3)
Total 43/61 (70.5) 62/79 (78.5) 70/91 (76.9) 68/90 (75.6)